California Gold Bars

Raisin-studded gold bars for a quick treat.
  • Yields 30 bars
  • Details


    • 2 cups California golden raisins, chopped
    • 1/4 cup sugar
    • 1 tablespoon cornstarch
    • 1 cup water
    • 1/2 cup butter or margarine
    • 1 cup firmly packed brown sugar
    • 1 1/2 cups all-purpose flour
    • 1/2 teaspoon baking soda
    • 1/2 teaspoon salt
    • 1 1/2 cups quick oats, uncooked
    • 1 tablespoon water
    • water

    Cinnamon Icing

    • 1 cup sifted powdered sugar
    • 1/4 teaspoon ground cinnamon
    • 1 1/2 tablespoons milk


    Combine raisins, sugar, cornstarch and water in saucepan. Stir over medium heat until thickened. Set aside to cool. Meanwhile, cream butter and sugar. Sift together flour, soda and salt. Stir into creamed mixture. Add oats and 1 tablespoon water. Mix until crumbly. Firmly press half of mixture into greased 13×9-inch pan. Spread with raisin filling. Pat on remaining crumb mixture. Bake at 350°F for 40 minutes or until lightly browned. Cool.

    For icing, mix sifted powdered sugar with cinnamon. Stir in milk until consistency for drizzling. Drizzle on bars.

    Nutrition Facts Per Serving

    Calories 150 (21% from fat); Total Fat 3.5g (sat 2g, mono 1g, poly 0g, trans 0g ); Cholesterol 10mg; Protein 2g; Carbohydrate 28g; (Dietary Fiber 1g; Sugars 20g; ); Iron 1mg; Sodium 95mg; Calcium 16mg; Potassium 130mg

    This recipe is found in the following categories:

    Special Diet

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