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- 12 ServingsServings
- Raisin Filling
- 1-1/2 c. California raisins
- 3/4 c. water Dough
- 2-1/2 c. all-purpose four
- 1/3 c. granulated sugar
- 1/4 tsp. salt
- 1/2 tsp. baking soda
- 3 tbsp. vegetable oil
- 8 tbsp. water
- 1 egg, beaten and divided
- 1-1/4 tsp. distilled white vinegar
1 Combine raisins and water in small saucepan. Bring to boil and simmer until all water is evaporated.
2 Cool and chop in food processor or blender. Set aside. For bars, oil a 9x13-inch jelly roll pan; set aside.
3 Preheat oven to 375°F.
4 Combine flour, sugar, salt and soda in work bowl of food processor or mixer.
5 Mix together. In small bowl, mix oil, water, 2 tablespoons of egg and vinegar together.
6 Add to dry ingredients and process or mix until dough forms ball and cleans the side of the bowl.
7 Turn onto lightly floured surface; knead together until smooth. Divide into two equal balls.
8 Roll out one ball to 9x13-inch rectangle and place in bottom of prepared pan. Spread with Raisin Filling.
9 Roll remaining ball to 9x13 rectangle and arrange on top. Trim edges and score 3 x 4 to make 12 bars. Brush generously with remaining egg and bake at 375°F for 15 to 20 minutes or until golden brown and done.
10 Cool and cut as scored.
Source: California Raisin Marketing Board