Total Time
Prep 10 mins
Cook 30 mins

I havent tried these yet. This recipe seems to be simple enough. I got this recipe out of a magazine years ago.I think it is a pillsbury recipe.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees.
  2. Set aside nuts and raisins, then combine the rest of the ingredients in a large mixing bowl.
  3. Beat at a low speed until mixture is moist, then beat for an additional 2 minutes at medium speed.
  4. Stir in nuts and raisins with a spoon.
  5. Pour mixture into a greased 15x10x1 baking pan.
  6. Bake for 25-30 minutes or until done.
  7. Let cool.
  8. To make frosting combine all the frosting ingredients into a bowl and mix until well blended and smooth.
  9. Frost bars when they have completely cooled.
  10. Once bars have been frosted keep refridgerated.
Most Helpful

Very Good! I replaced half of the oil with applesauce and it came out moist and delicious. Thank you for posting such a versatile and easy recipe.

bakedapple42 April 08, 2009

This is a recipe from Sun-Maid raisins that I have been using for years that everyone adores. The one change I made was to decrease the sugar in the batter to 1 3/4 cup and I find that it is still very sweet this way but not cloyingly so after the frosting is put on. On ocassion I have also served this to those who won't eat dairy by using a soy cream cheese and it tastes just like the real thing!

scancan November 19, 2007

Absolutely yummy! I made "a few" changes. I omitted the cloves as I didn't have any cloves; I increased the cinnamon to 1 1/2 tsp. to make up for it. I omitted the nuts and doubled the raisins. I also don't have a 15 x 10 pan, so I baked the bars in a 9 x 13 pan and increased the cooking time to 45 min. I don't like cream cheese icing, so I made a glaze of icing sugar, vanilla, a bit of lemon extract and milk, and spread it over the bars while still hot. Even with all these changes, the bars were moist, spicy and wonderful. Thumbs up for a great, flexible and fabulous recipe!

Boxerwing November 17, 2005