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3 o’clock California Raisin Oatmeal Cookies
Another great oatmeal cookie thanks to California Raisins!

Apple Raisin Compote
An apple a day . . . with California raisins --- fabulous!

Apricot Pillows
Roll these in coconut or dip in melted chocolate, if desired.

Apricot Raisinots
Bite-sized pieces of jellied raisins and apricots.

Autumn Vegetable Salad
All the fresh vegetables of the season with a creamy yogurt dressing.

Baby Spinach, Arugula and Toasted Walnut Salad with Golden Balsamic Vinaigrette
By Chef Andrew Hillman, Institute of Technology Roseville Culinary Arts Campus
Assorted greens sprinkled with walnuts and golden raisins, served with balsamic vinaigrette.

Baked Apple with Creamy Cheese and Raisin Filling
Make it an apple-a-day with this rich cottage cheese and raisin filling.

Baked Peaches with Golden Raisins
A quick to make, light dessert to serve often.

Beef Picadillo Empanadas
From Culinary Institute of America at Greystone
These little meat pies could be the hit of the party.

Berry Berry Freeze
Berries and raisins combine to make a delicious shake for a cold, quick pick up, any day.

Biscotti with Raisins and Dried Cherries
Raisins, cherries and brandy tweak their flavors in this rice, almond and gluten-free mix.

Black-Eyed Susans
Orange peel and ginger add a surprising kick to peanut butter cookies.

Blackberry-Balsamic Jam with California Raisins
Serves as a beautiful gift or your favorite topping for toast.

Bourbon, Pecan-Praline, Oatmeal Raisin Cookies
Bourbon-soaked raisins, crumbled pecans in sugar-coated oatmeal cookies.

Brandy Sauce Flambè
A dramatic dessert topping.

Brown Sugar Bars
Tangy raisins and chopped nuts fill these bars.

California Bulgur Salad
Fresh plums, golden raisins and sliced almonds add texture and flavor to a whole grain salad.

California Caramel-Raisin Sauce
Make a batch of this creamy caramel sauce for topping ice cream sundaes.

California Fruit n’ Raisin Sauce
California raisins, assorted dried fruits and walnuts -- just great spooned over warm gingerbread.

California Gold Bars
Raisin-studded gold bars for a quick treat.

California Golden Raisin and Fig Delite
Quick, easy raisin stuffed figs for dessert or to accompany roast duck.

California Golden Raisin and Toasted Cardamom Sauce
A savory spiced sauce to go with red meats of all kinds.

California Golden Raisin Caponata
Serve as a salad, side dish or relish.

California Golden Raisin Fresh Vinaigrette
The citrus notes in this vinaigrette dress up vegetables of all kinds.

California Golden Raisin Relish
This good relish doesn't need an introduction. It's fabulous!

California Golden Raisin Rice Pudding
Just add tangy golden raisins to this rich rice pudding for a great dessert.

California Golden Raisin Tequila Salsa
Amazing tequilla-plumped raisins in a tangy Tex-Mex salsa.

California Golden Raisin Vinaigrette
Oriental influenced sweet and sour vinaigrette for fruit salads.

California Golden Raisin-Apricot Chutney
Sweet savory chutney to spice up any dish.

California Raisin and Fruit Chutney
Red onion, tropical fruit and raisins make a tasty sauce to accompany meats.

California Raisin and Orange Salad
Crunchy romaine and fennel contrast orange and raisins in a citrus dressing.

California Raisin Couscous with Vegetables
Lots of good grains and vegetables in this side dish.

California Raisin Delights
Roll raisins, nuts and cheese into tiny balls for quick-fix, grab-and-go-snacks ready anytime.

California Raisin Peanut Butter Roll Ups
The perfect simple mix of protein and carbohydrates keeps kids energized - naturally!

California Raisin Peanut Butter Spread
Just 2 tablespoons make a quick, healthy snack if there's a jar of this in the fridge.

California Raisin Raita
Indian inspired yogurt salad with California Raisins and Feta cheese.

California Raisin Relish
This peppery raisin and apple relish goes great with pork.

California Raisin Rice ‘n Broccoli Salad
For a whole meal, add 1 1/2 pounds diced, cooked chicken and serve with hot rolls.

California Raisin Shortbread
Rich and raisiny -- cookies to indulge picky eaters.

California Raisin Spice Waffle Cookies
Make them big! Make them small! Cannot help but like these waffle cookies!

California Raisin Tapenade
Quick, tasty snack or party appetizer.

California Raisin Vinaigrette
A new twist on Italian dressing!

California Raisin, Cranberry and Apple Compote
Makes a tangy fruit dessert or topping for French toast or pancakes, too.

California Raisin, Orange, Sherry Vinaigrette
Straight from the Caribbean, this vinaigrette holds its own in a hearty salad.

California Raisin, Rice and Carrot Salad
A refreshing salad to serve with almost any meal.

California Raisin, Tomato and Onion Seed Chutney
Typical East Indian flavors and California raisins for a vegetable side dish or a dipper for flat breads.

California Raisin-Apple Salad
Apples, marshmallows and raisins --- what a delicious combination!

California Raisin-Rice Pilaf
Only four ingredients --- easy and tasty!

California Salad with Creamy Lemon Vinaigrette
Frozen lemon juice concentrate and ready-to-use salad greens make it a snap!

California Zante Currant Dressing
The Japanese flavors in this vinaigrette pair well with light seafood salads.

Caramelized Port Wine Raisins
A sweet and savory raisin wine sauce to serve with fish.

Cherry Chocolate Raisin Towers
Brownie mix dressed up with raisins, ice cream and a spirited Cherry-Raisin Sauce.

Chewy Raisin Squares
By Josie-Lyn Belmont, 2007 Wise Choices Recipe Contest
Juicy raisins galore in crusty bar. Great for snacking.

Chile Rellenos – Spicy Mango Filled
From The Culinary Institute of America and the Produce for Better Health Foundation
Spicy and Sweet --- what a great flavor combination!

Choco-Raisin Nuggets
A little cinnamon spices up these chocolate treats.

Chocolate Raisin Shake
Serve thick and cold for a cool treat at the end of a hot summer’s day.

Chocolate-covered Raisin Clusters
Clusters of chocolate and raisins make this kid-friendly sweet.

Cinnamon Raisin Rolls
Whip up a bunch of these rolls for a morning get-together.

Cinnamon-Apple and Raisin Jam
It's like apple pie in a jar!

Citrus Cider
Perfect for a chilly evening.

Citrus, Golden Raisin, Pickled Onion Salsa
Serve with grilled chicken or steak or try it to dunk crispy torilla strips.

Cocoa Raisin Muffins
Double chocolate makes double good muffins with California Raisins.

Couscous Salad
Easy to prepare and serve often. Great with lamb.

Cranberry Raisin Chutney
Tart and tangy accompaniment to poultry and meats.

Cranberry, Pear and Ginger Relish
Think fall. Think holidays. Think special sauce with raisins, cranberries and pears.

Crispy Raisin Tuile
Thin crisp cookies filled with golden raisins and almonds.

Crunchy Raisin Rice
By Margaret Staszak, Honorable Mention - Wise Choice Recipe Contest
Toasted, slivered almonds add super crunch to a savory side dish of brown rice and raisins.

Cuban Bread Salad
Skillet-toasted bread topped with herbed greens and raisins.

Cucumber-Raisin Raita
This mildly spicy condiment is the perfect complement to Indian and Middle Eastern grilled lamb or couscous.

Dark Chocolate Raisin Crinkles
Raisins coated with dark chocolate -- just too good to be true!

Double Good Bars
Double the layers, double the raisin goodness!

Dried Fruit Compote
Combine California raisins with other dried fruits for a rich treat.

Easy Oven-baked French Toast with Raisin Syrup
So easy from the oven.

English Raisin-stuffed Doughnuts
California raisins and marmalade stuff these raised doughnuts.

Ensalada de Noche Buena
Traditionally served on Christmas Eve, this Mexican treat provides healthy eating throughout the holidays.

Fireside Glogg
Mulled wine to serve often.

Frankenstein Eyeballs
Great party pleasers for Halloween or serve as a tasty snack, anytime.

Freckled Salad
California raisins and pineapple in a quick-set lemon gelatin. Kids love it!

Frosty Yogurt Shake
The perfect breakfast or tangy pick-up with California raisin sweetness.

Fruit Flambé with Ice Cream
Tropical fruit and raisins topped with ice cream.

Fruit Salsa Salad
Simple fruit salsa. Serve it as is or spoon onto lettuce leaves.

Fruit Scone Fingers
Individual scone fingers served with butter and jam.

Fruit Shake
So quick, so easy. Make it fast for a quick pick-up after a morning workout.

Ghosts and Goblins
Scary Halloween treats or shape as mounds, rounds or dollops for tasty snacks on any occasion.

Ginger Raisin Biscotti
Light and nutritious -- enjoy these crunchy treats often.

Gingerbread Men
Delicious California raisins freckle these cookie shapes.

Glazed Raisinola
Granola at its best!

Glossy Rocky Road Sauce
Spoon this over chocolate ice cream for things to remember.

Golden Aloha Drops
February is Bake for Family Fun Month! Raisins say Aloha to sweet tropical flavor in this recipe.

Golden Bubbles
Add caviar to golden raisins and wild rice for a dazzling first course.

Golden Conserve
Crunchy almonds and golden raisins in a peachy spread.

Golden Garden Rice Salad
Hearty raisin-rice salad with broccoli and mushrooms.

Golden Raisin Asparagus Salad
Light and fresh --- a perfect summer salad!

Golden Raisin Balsamic Vinaigrette
Sweet and tangy vinaigrette to dress up a crisp salad.

Golden Raisin Glaze
To glaze chicken or fish on the grill or in the oven.

Golden Raisin Pomegranate-Mustard Dressing
Really great on chicken salad or slathered onto chicken breasts just before broiling.

Golden Raisin-Peach Vinaigrette
This vinaigrette falls right into place at your next backyard barbecue.

Grandma’s Sugary Cookies
Nothing beats Grandma's raisin cookies!

Granola Crunch Mix
Orange zest, honey and vanilla balance out in this crunchy snack mix.

Grapefruit and Raisin Salad with Leaf Lettuce
Red and green leaf lettuce with grapefruit segments and ripe olives tossed with mustard vinaigrette.

Ground Raisin Chews
Easy to prepare and delicious too!

Harvest Salsa
By Chef Andrew Hillman, Institute of Technology Roseville Culinary Arts Campus
Serrano chiles and tomatillos with California raisins -- perfect to serve with pork or chicken.

Hermits
This old-fashioned raisin spice cookie is still a cookie jar favorite.

Honey Poached Pears with Amaretti Raisin Topping
Elegant flavorful dessert too good to believe.

Hot Fruit Compote
Raisins, pears and apricots create this compote.

Imperial Waldorf Salad
Add avocado to a Waldorf salad and yogurt to the dressing and it's fit for a king.

Indian Slaw
By Chef Andrew Hillman
Golden raisins, carrots, green onions, cabbage, cashews and grapes seasoned with yogurt and mint.

Italian Potato Salad
Raisins and Provolone cheese make this creamy potato salad Italian!

Jerome Alpine Granola
Six dried fruits, nuts, and seeds to serve with milk or yogurt for a breakfast treat.

Jícama, Avocado and Orange Salad
A festive salad of jícama, sweet orange, creamy avocado and chewy California raisins.

Kugelhopf
Rum-soaked fruit flavors this German favorite.

Lebkuchen Jewels
A chewy, honey-flavored cookie with raisins and nuts.

Lima Beans with California Raisins
Got 'ta love those beans with California raisins.

Little Raisin Logs
Pecans and raisins roll a lot of flavor into these little treats.

Maple Raisin Topping
No better drizzle for your waffles or ice cream.

Marinated Lentil Salad
A melange of vegetables, lentils and raisins with vinaigrette dressing.

Million Dollar Salad
Marshmallows, coconut, oranges, pineapple and raisins marinated in sour cream and yogurt for salad or dessert.

Mocha Morsels
Coffee powder adds kick to these chocolate-raisin morsels.

Moroccan Tomato, Apricot and Raisin Salsa
Serve as a dip for pita bread or over grilled fish and chicken.

No-Bake Happiness Cookies
Crunchy noodles and raisins stack up a lot of chocolate and butterscotch goodness.

Nut and Raisin Thumbprints
Thumbprints in these are loaded with orange-flavored raisin-nut filling.

Nutty Chew Bars
Quick energy with staying power, too.

Nutty Raisin Nibbles
Nibble, nibble healthy nuts and raisins.

Oatmeal Raisin Cookies with Crème Chantilly
A frosted oatmeal raisin cookie to thrill the kid in all of us.

Olive, Jicama and Orange Salsa
Serve as a dip for pita bread or over grilled fish or chicken.

Orange and Fennel Autumn Salad
A creamy orange dressing emphasizes the flavors in this salad.

Orange and Lemon Salad
Tart blood oranges and raisins, spinach leaves and red onion drizzled with olive oil.

Orange Blossom-scented Rice Pudding with Raisins
Elegant raisin-rice pudding in a hurry.

Party Shortbread Drops
Perfect poppers for any party, any occasion!

Pear Waldorf Salad
California raisins and fresh pears make a low calorie Waldorf with yogurt dressing.

Petite Raisin Sweeties
Chocolate covered sweets with raisins and nuts.

Pickled California Raisins
Use sweet pickled California raisins just like other sweet pickles.

Pockets Full of California Raisins
Make a big batch of these tantalizing shepherd's purses filled with California Raisins.

Port Wine-Raisin Sauce
Sweet savory wine sauce especially good with strong flavored poultry like duck or goose.

Power Ball
Need some quick energy? Just pop one of these in your mouth!

Pumpkin Pie Popcorn Mix with Raisins
So easy the kids can do it! So good everybody will love it!

Pumpkin Spice Muffins
Gluten free or not, these spicy raisin muffins are unbeatable!

Quick Raisin Relish
A quick, sweet and tangy relish -- delicious with ham!

Quick Raisin-filled Pastry
Only five ingredients to make this delicious pastry.

Raisin and Bulgur Wheat Stuffing
For crisp texture, spoon stuffing into a casserole dish and bake.

Raisin and Walnut Whole Wheat Rolls
Molasses adds flavor, interest and iron to these rolls.

Raisin Apple Butter
This super topping for pancakes, waffles and toast combines California golden raisins with tart apples.

Raisin Apricot Chutney
For a sweet treat, try this chutney with ham, turkey or pork.

Raisin Banana Energy Bars
Perfect for on-the-go snacking.

Raisin Butter
Serve this happy blend on toast or muffins for breakfast.

Raisin Caramel Sauce
Great as a sauce or glaze to enhance the rich flavor of cured ham.

Raisin Cashew Toffee
Tangy raisins, crunchy cashews and buttery toffee.

Raisin Cereal Gobble-Ups
You will do just that -- gobble up these treats!

Raisin Cereal Pops
Melted marshmallows coat crunchy cereal and sweet California raisins.

Raisin Chipotle Grilling Sauce
Super hot or super sauce? You make the call!

Raisin Cinnamon Walnut Cream Cheese Spread
By Allyson Smith, First Place, Old Town Clovis Farmers Market Raisin Recipe Contest
Top bagels and toast with this tasty spread or roll it in crepes for a very special treat.

Raisin Citrus Cucumbers
Colorful salad mix, cucumbers, tomatoes and raisins sprinkled with red pepper flakes and citrus dressing.

Raisin Coconut Macaroons
Flecked with strips of coconut and raisins, these macaroons are simply divine.

Raisin Cranberry Relish
A great old favorite!

Raisin Crouton Gorp
Gorp - a mixture of high-energy foods, such as nuts and dried fruit (raisins).

Raisin Crunchies
Crunch! Crunch! So good to munch!

Raisin Currant Sauce
A little mustard, some currant jelly and California raisins to make a traditional ham sauce in a hurry.

Raisin Curry Dressing
A unique dressing for assorted fruit salads.

Raisin Growers Raisin Sauce
The penultimate traditional sauce for ham.

Raisin Lavender Mini Butter Cookies (Sablés)
By Chef Dominique Homo
These itty-bitty cookies are delicate and delightful.

Raisin Maple Glaze
Nothing better to glaze Thanksgiving turkey!

Raisin Meringue Kisses
Light, airy and oh so good to eat!

Raisin Nachos with Cinnamon Dipping Sauce
Chips dotted with raisins and a cinnamon dipping sauce make a sweet nacho.

Raisin Oatmeal Crispies
The yummiest crisp raisin oatmeal cookies ever!

Raisin Peanut Butter Balls
Peanut butter balls - a healthy party treat.

Raisin Peanut Butter Granola
Peanut butter, chocolate and raisins, what could be better?

Raisin Pudding Cake
Silky decadence, studded with raisins.

Raisin Walnut Bran Bread
By Ethel Harder, Reedley, CA; Honorable Mention Yeast Breads, Baked with Raisins Big Fresno Fair 2010
This nutrient-rich bread is simply delightful.

Raisin, Bran and Oatmeal Cookies
Cookies that keep you wanting more.

Raisin-Apple and Wheat Bake
An old-fashioned dessert gone healthy.

Raisin-Apple Stuffed Squash
By Richard Rizzio, Honorable Mention - Soups/Salads/Sides Wise Choices Recipe Contest
Maple syrup flavors a raisin-rice filling mounded high on acorn, banana or even hubbard squash shells.

Raisin-Cranberry Cheese Spread
Cranberries, raisins and nuts make a colorful spread for snacking or starting the party.

Raisin-filled Pastry Bars
Big bars of raisin flavor!

Raisin-Orange Salad with Spring Greens
The last of the winter oranges join the spring greens and raisins with a touch of curry.

RaisinCran Relish
A shot of Worcestershire sauce brings change to this combination.

Raisins Galore Citrus Cookies
Sugary, citrus-flavored raisin cookies are hard to beat.

Red Rice Congee with California Golden Raisins
To experience the authentic flavor of this cereal, be sure to use the Oriental or Indian red rice.

Rice Pudding Balls (Bollitas de Arroz con Leche)
Cook the rice and the rest is just kid's play.

Roasted Asparagus with Balsamic Brown Butter and Raisins
California raisins, balsamic vinegar and butter -- unbelievable sauce for asparagus.

Rum Raisin Risotto Pudding
Simple, elegant, easy to make raisin dessert.

Rum Raisin Treasures
Rum-soaked natural and golden raisins garnished with cherries, violets, pieces of ginger and walnuts.

Sautéed Spinach with Pine Nuts and Golden Raisins
Another winner with golden raisins and spinach.

Savory California Raisin Trail Mix
This gluten-free snack is delicious!

Scary Spiders
From scary spiders to all kinds of gentle creatures, these are fun to make and good to eat anytime.

Seared Scallops with California Raisins and Red Onion Relish
By Joan W, Churchhill, First Prize Coast-to-Coast Recipe Contest
Serve on toasted baguette slices for a great party appetizer.

Sicilian Seviche
By Heather Cohen, 2007 Wise Choices Recipe Contest
Combine the freshest of fish with sweet, tangy raisin sauce for this Mediterranean treat.

Snickerdoodles
Just for fun, these snickerdoodles are freckled with raisins for added zing.

Sour Cream Raisin Cookies
The perfect pairing -- raisins and sour cream in scrumptious cookies.

Spanish Tortilla (Tortilla de patatas) with California Golden Raisins Catalan Sauce
A small torte or Spanish omelet served with a rich tomato and raisin sauce.

Spiced Apple Pie Party Mix
Apples, walnuts and raisins dusted with traditional pie flavors.

Spiced California Raisin-Honey Couscous with Yogurt-Rum Sauce
Dennis Deel and Jenny Thompson, Healthy Recipe Award 2005 Coast-to-Coast Recipe Contest
Chock full of fruits and whole grains.

Spicy California Raisin-Pumpkin Caponata
By Bob Gadsby, Honorable Mention Appetizer/Snacks Category Coast-to-Coast Recipe Contest
Top crostini with this spicy winner!

Spicy Eggplant and Golden Raisin Relish
Adds interest and excitement to red meats.

Spicy Peach and Golden Raisin Jam
Cinnamon and red pepper flakes paired with sweet, delicate peaches.

Spicy Raisin Jam
California raisin jam sparkles with citrus and spice accents.

Spicy Seeds and Raisins
A spicy, crunchy, sweet and totally satisfying snack mix.

Spider Cider
So perfect for Halloween — Fun anytime!

Spirited Raisins
To make a special treat for grown ups, substitute flavored liqueurs or sherry for the juice.

Stew of Baby Vegetables with California Golden Raisins and Coriander
Summer vegetables with golden raisins.

Strawberry-Rhubarb and Golden Raisin Jam
Tart rhubarb, zesty ginger, tangy raisins and sweet strawberries join forces for this treat.

Sugarless California Raisin Wonder Bars
This sweet snack cuts the sugar and builds nutrition with fruits and nuts.

Sultan’s Salad
Golden raisins and carrots make a royal combination.

Summer Berry Pudding
Inspired by the popular British dessert, this gorgeous pudding is full of summer flavor.

Summer Fruit Bowl
Mellow melon, tangy raisins and sweet nectarines to refresh a hot summer day.

Sunny Honey Candy
California raisins dot this sweet nut log.

Sunshine Raisin Sauce
Spoon this citrus and raisin sauce over ham or chicken.

Sunshine Snack Mix
California raisins, low fat granola, and candy-coated chocolates -- a scrumptious mix.

Sweet and Sour Coleslaw
Elegant version of every day goodness.

Sweet Potatoes with Raisins and Poblano Chile Rajas
Combine these nutritious sweet potatoes and chiles with raisins for a real taste treat.

Sweet Raisin and Peach Dressing
A sweet chunky dressing that makes chicken irresistable.

The Market’s Raisin Mango Salsa
By The Market, Fresno, CA
Citrus and raisins make great partners with meats and appetizers.

Toasted Raisin-Apple Munchables
When the aroma of these toasted treats fills the air, everyone will come running.

Tomato-Raisin Coulis
A special tomato sauce to replace catsup or decorate a plate.

Tomato-Raisin Relish
California's finest --- raisins and sun-dried tomatoes --- for a quick relish topping.

Tossed Green Salad with Spiced Pecans and Raisin Vinaigrette
Spice the pecans; sweeten the dressing with California raisins; and toss it all together.

Tropical Fruit Salsa with California Raisins
Easy and quick to make, this salsa transforms the simplest entrées.

Tunisian-spiced California Raisin Hummus
By Lisa Keys, Honorable Mention - Appetizers/Snacks Wise Choice Recipe Contest
Here's a tasty dip for snacking or parties! It is healthy, too!

Two-Ginger Golden Ice
For a snappy, light palate cleanser or dessert, combine two kinds of ginger with California golden raisins.

Vegetables and Apples with Raisin Sauce
Sweetly sauced carrots, summer squash and asparagus.

Vietnamese California Golden Raisin Relish
Vietnamese flavors make for an unforgettable raisin relish to top beef.

Waldorf Salad
The really, truly traditional salad served at the Waldorf Hotel.

White Chocolate Mousse with Raisins
A smooth as silk dessert with orange liqueur, white chocolate and California raisins.

Yogurt Raisin Clusters
Cream cheese, sugar, yogurt, vanilla and white chocolate melted together for a creamy candy.