Chewy Raisin-Walnut Shortbread Bars
These chewy-raisin bars are easy to make, but sure to disappear!
- Serving Size: 1 bar
- 1 1/4 cups all-purpose flour
- 1/2 cup sugar
- 1/2 cup butter or margarine
- 2 eggs, beaten
- 1/2 cup firmly packed brown sugar
- 1 teaspoon vanilla
- 1/8 teaspoon baking soda
- 1 cup chopped walnuts
- 1 cup California raisins
- 1/2 cup flaked coconut (optional)
Preheat oven to 350°F. Lightly grease 8-inch square pan; set aside.
Measure flour and sugar into medium mixing bowl; mix well. With pastry blender or fork, cut in butter until mixture resembles fine meal. Press evenly into prepared pan. Bake for 20 minutes at 350°F, just until edges are lightly browned.
Meanwhile, combine eggs, brown sugar and vanilla in same mixing bowl; mix well. Stir in baking soda, walnuts, raisins and coconut, if using; mix together well. Spread evenly over baked crust. Bake 20 to 25 minutes more at 350°F, until top is set. Cool completely in pan. Cut 4 X 4 into 16 bars.
Nutrition Facts Per Serving
Calories 230 (43% from fat); Total Fat 11g (sat 4.5g, mono 1g, poly 3g, trans 0g ); Cholesterol 40mg; Protein 3g; Carbohydrate 30g; (Dietary Fiber 1g; Sugars 20g; ); Iron 1mg; Sodium 65mg; Calcium 2mg; Potassium 156mg
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