Total Time
Prep 25 mins
Cook 30 mins

Always a favorite of my family, given to me by a lady who "knew how to cook".

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. In medium saucepan combine first four ingredients.
  2. Cook over medium heat, stirring constantly; just until mix starts to bubble.
  3. Remove from heat.
  4. Cool slightly; set aside.
  5. Beat margarine, sugar& vanilla until smooth.
  6. Stir in remaining ingredients.
  7. Spread half of the oat mixture into bottom of a greased 9x13 pan and press firmly.
  8. Spread raisin mixture over surface within 1/4 inch of sides.
  9. Crumble remaining half of oat mixture over top; pat lightly.
  10. Bake 25 to 30 minutes at 375°F degrees or until golden brown.


Most Helpful

Well, I was going to post this recipe, but after doing a search, I found that it already was. So, I will instead review it, since I just made them. These are the most delicious bars! The crust is sooo good, and the filling! Oh, the filling! What a perfect combination of creamy lemon and raisins! For those of you that don't like raisins, these bars could make you change your mind! BTW, they are even BETTER 2-3 days after you make them!!! Yummmmmm!

ciao July 26, 2002

I am giving this 5 stars as a dessert, with custard and ice cream, but as a bar they are just way too sweet for our taste. the recipe is easy, and works well, I would make it again, but would halve the sugar and the cond milk.

mummamills September 16, 2006

This is the dessert I am requested to bring to any type of pot-luck dinner. It even appeals to those who don't like raisins. I had lost my original recipe and was delighted to find it posted here. Many thanks to the donor!

Athenian May 18, 2006

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