Sour Cream Raisin Squares Recipe
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Sour Cream Raisin Squares Recipe

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My aunt shared this recipe with me, and my family has always enjoyed it. I love to make these bars for friends who visit or give them away as gifts.
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 25 min. Bake: 30 min.
MAKES:12-16 servings
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 25 min. Bake: 30 min.
MAKES: 12-16 servings

Ingredients

  • 1 cup butter, softened
  • 1 cup packed brown sugar
  • 2 cups all-purpose flour
  • 2 cups quick-cooking oats
  • 1 teaspoon baking powder
  • 1 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1/8 teaspoon salt
  • FILLING:
  • 4 egg yolks
  • 2 cups (16 ounces) sour cream
  • 1-1/2 cups raisins
  • 1 cup sugar
  • 1 tablespoon cornstarch

Nutritional Facts

1 serving (1 each) equals 414 calories, 19 g fat (11 g saturated fat), 104 mg cholesterol, 262 mg sodium, 57 g carbohydrate, 2 g fiber, 5 g protein.

Directions

  1. In a large bowl, cream the butter and brown sugar until light and fluffy. Combine the flour, oats, baking powder, baking soda and salt; gradually add to creamed mixture (mixture will be crumbly).
  2. Set aside 2 cups; pat remaining crumbs into a greased 13-in. x 9-in. baking pan. Bake at 350° for 15 minutes. Cool.
  3. Meanwhile, in a small saucepan, combine filling ingredients. Bring to a boil; cook and stir for 5-8 minutes. Pour over crust; sprinkle with reserved crumbs. Bake 15 minutes longer. Yield: 12-16 servings.
Originally published as Sour Cream Raisin Squares in Country June/July 1994, p49

Nutritional Facts

1 serving (1 each) equals 414 calories, 19 g fat (11 g saturated fat), 104 mg cholesterol, 262 mg sodium, 57 g carbohydrate, 2 g fiber, 5 g protein.

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Reviewed Jul. 4, 2011

The topping was as irresistible as the moist and flavorful filling. All the taste of a sour cream & raisin pie without all the extra work!

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Reviewed Mar. 5, 2011

So good a friend had me make for her for her Christmas dinner I have given recipe out to several people all whom loved recipe

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Reviewed May. 11, 2010

I was out of raisins and substituted Craisins instead. I think any dried fruit would be fine. These are great, flavorful, very rich, & dense bars. Excellent recipe that is a keeper for sure!

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