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Raisin Bars Recipe

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1 cup raisins
1 cup sugar
1/2 cup shortening
1 egg
1 teaspoon cinnamon
2 cups flour
1 teaspoon soda
1 teaspoon salt
1 teaspoon cloves
1/2 cup powdered milk

1 tablespoon butter
2 tablespoons milk
Powdered sugar

Cook raisins in 2 cups water (about 20 minutes) until 1 cup liquid remains. While warm, add in the same pan, sugar, shortening, egg, cinnamon, flour, soda, salt, cloves and powdered milk.
Spread on greased cookie sheet and bake at 375 degrees for 15 minutes. While warm, glaze with powdered sugar icing.




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