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Currant And Raisin Bars

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Ingredients
  Sifted flour 1 Cup (16 tbs)
  Baking powder 1 Teaspoon
  Salt 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Eggs 2
  Lemon extract 1 Teaspoon
  Sugar 1 Cup (16 tbs)
  Seedless raisins 3⁄4 Cup (12 tbs)
  Dried currants 3⁄4 Cup (12 tbs)
  Confectioner's sugar/Lemon sugar glaze 2 Tablespoon
Directions

Preheat oven to 350° F.
Sift flour with baking powder and salt and set aside.
Beat eggs until thick and lemon colored, add lemon extract, then gradually add sugar, 1/4 cup at a time, beating well after each addition.
Slowly mix in dry ingredients until just blended.
Stir in raisins and currants.
Spread mixture in a well-greased 13"x9"x2" baking pan and bake 30 minutes until top springs back when lightly touched.
Cool upright in pan on wire rack 10 minutes, cut into 32 bars, and cool completely in pan.
If you like, sift confectioners' sugar over bars before serving or frost with Lemon Sugar Glaze.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Easy
Cuisine: 
American
Course: 
Snack
Method: 
Baked
Dish: 
Cookie
Restriction: 
Lacto Ovo Vegetarian
Ingredient: 
Currant
Preparation Time: 
20 Minutes
Cook Time: 
30 Minutes
Ready In: 
0 Minutes
Servings: 
4

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