• 11/4 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 (Calories from Fat 43%); Total Fat 11 ( Saturated Fat 4.5; Trans Fat 0; ); Cholesterol 40; Sodium 65; Potassium 156; Total Carbohydrate 30; Dietary Fiber 1; Sugars 20; Protein 3; Calcium 2; Iron 1;

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