Total Time
Prep 30 mins
Cook 30 mins

This is another recipe out of my Step Father's sister's cookbook...Prep time includes cooling time...

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. In a medium sauce pan over medium high heat add the sugar, raisins, water, butter, cinnamon, clove, nutmeg and salt.
  2. Bring to a boil and gently boil for 3 minutes.
  3. Remove from heat and let cool (about 20 minutes).
  4. Preheat oven to 350°.
  5. Add other ingredients (except for the topping), to sauce pan and blend well.
  6. Spread in greased 10x15 pan.
  7. Combine all topping ingredients in a small bowl.
  8. Crumble topping over and press down slightly.
  9. Bake at 350° for 15-20 minutes.
  10. Cool before cutting.
Most Helpful

Very good bars which we enjoyed - they taste like the hermit bars we used to make. Comfort food for a winter day! Thanks for sharing!

ellie_ February 02, 2014

Awesome bars. If you like raisins, you'll love these. The crumb topping is also an added bonus with the chopped walnuts. Made for PRMR.

CoffeeB June 04, 2012