Raisin Spice Squares
1 c. raisins water as needed
(plump in microwave and cool)
2 c. flour 1/2 t. salt
1 t. soda 1 c. brown sugar
1/4 t. cloves 1/4 t. allspice (opt.)
t. cinnamon 1/2 c. oil (slightly less)
2 egg whites (or 1 egg)
1/2 c. chopped walnuts (optional)
Mix dry ingredients. Stir in remaining wet ingredients, then add flour mixture. Pour into greased 9x13"pan. Oven 350 25 min.
When cool, frost if desired. Can use lemon icing or caramel icing.
2 c. confectioner's sugar
2 T. melted or very soft butter
fresh grated rind of one lemon
Juice of 1 lemon, add a little bit at a time.
May add a little more sure and hot water if needed to make enough.
1/4 c. butter
1/2 c. brown sugar
2 T. milk or cream
1 t. vanilla
1 c. powdered sugar
Melt butter. Stir in brown sugar and heat to boiling and stir for 2 minutes. (microwave is fine) Stir in milk and reheat to boiling. Remove from heat. Add powdered sugar and vanilla and mix until smooth. (If mixture becomes too stiff add additional milk, 1 t. at a time.)