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  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

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

Snack, Fruit Dessert

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Nutrition Rank

Nutrition Facts

Serving size: Complete recipe

Calories 2444 Calories from Fat 1127

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 128 g196.6%

Saturated Fat 73.8 g369%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 1129.3 mg376.4%

Sodium 825.4 mg34.4%

Total Carbohydrates 289 g96.4%

Dietary Fiber 6.7 g26.7%

Sugars 172.2 g

Protein 43 g85.4%

Vitamin A 85% Vitamin C 6.7%

Calcium 24.1% Iron 61%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet


Golden Raisin Buns Recipe