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Golden Raisin Buns

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Ingredients
  Hot water 2 Cup (32 tbs), divided
  Golden raisins 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Butter/Margarine 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Sugar 1 Teaspoon
  Salt 1⁄4 Teaspoon
  All purpose flour 1 Cup (16 tbs)
  Eggs 4
  Butter/Margarine 1 Tablespoon
  Half and half cream 5 Teaspoon
  Confectioners sugar 1 Cup (16 tbs)
  Lemon juice 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Vanilla extract 1⁄2 Teaspoon
Directions

In a small bowl, pour 1 cup of water over raisins; let stand for 5 minutes.
Drain; set raisins aside.
In a large saucepan, bring butter, sugar, salt and remaining water to a boil.
Add flour all at once; stir until a smooth ball forms.
Remove from the heat; beat by hand for 2 minutes.
Add eggs, one at a time, beating well after each addition.
Beat until mixture is well blended, about 3 minutes.
Stir in the raisins.
Drop by tablespoonfuls 2 in. apart onto greased baking sheets.
Bake at 375° for 30-35 minutes or until golden brown.
Transfer to a wire rack.
For icing, melt the butter in a small saucepan; stir in cream.
Remove from the heat; add sugar, lemon juice and vanilla.
Spread on buns while still warm.

Recipe Summary

Cuisine: 
American
Course: 
Snack, Fruit Dessert
Method: 
Baked
Dish: 
Bread

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