Cinnamon Raisin Bars

(raisin filling)

1/2 cup granulated sugar

1 Tablespoon cornstarch

1 cup water

2 cups raisins



1/2 cup butter or margarine

1 cup brown sugar

1 1/2 cups sifted all-purpose flour

1/2 teaspoon baking soda

1/2 teaspoon salt

1 1/2 cups quick-cooking rolled oats

Make raisin filling:

Combine sugar and cornstarch in saucepan.  Stir in water and raisins.  Cook over medium heat until thickened and bubbly.  Cool.

Make crust/topping:

Cream butter and sugar.  Sift together dry ingredients; stir into creamed mixture.  Add oats and 1 Tbl water.  Mix until crumbly.  Firmly pat half the mixture in greased 9 x 13 inch baking pan. Spread with raisin filling.  Mix remaining crumbs and 1 Tbl water; spoon over filling; pat smooth.  Bake in 350˚ about 35 minutes.  Cool.  Drizzle with cinnamon icing.


Cinnamon icing:

1 cup sifted powdered sugar

1/4 tsp cinnamon

1 Tablespoon milk (approximately)

Mix sugar and cinnamon, stir in milk for drizzling consistency.





About deairby

From a small Mississippi town and have lived my adult life in the south. I am the wife of Tom Irby since 1974, mother of 8, grandmother of 8, lover of Truth, previous owner of The Baron York Tea Room Cafe and Gift Shop (7 years), cookbook writer, moderator of the Small Business forum on Social Media Examiner, enjoy life and all the adventure God brings my way.
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