Frosted Spice Bars

Oxmoor House
16 squares

Ingredients

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1/2 cup golden raisins
2 eggs
1 cup firmly packed brown sugar
1 cup all-purpose flour
1/2 teaspoon salt
1/2 teaspoon baking powder
1/2 teaspoon ground cinnamon
1/8 teaspoon ground cloves
1/4 cup butter or margarine, melted
1/2 cup chopped pecans
1/4 cup chopped pecans

Preparation

Soak raisins in hot water to cover 15 minutes or until raisins are plumped. Drain well, and set aside.

Beat eggs in a large mixing bowl until light and foamy. Add sugar, beating well.

Sift together flour, salt, baking powder, cinnamon, and cloves. Add to egg mixture, stirring well. Stir in butter, 1/2 cup pecans, and raisins. Pour into a greased and floured 8-inch square baking pan.

Bake at 350° for 25 to 30 minutes. Cool completely. Spread top with frosting; sprinkle with 1/4 cup chopped pecans. Cut into 2-inch squares.[

Created date

February 2010