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Grandmother Brinton's Raisin Bars

Recipe photo courtesy of Sang An

This recipe comes from assistant food editor Tara Bench's family. The rustic bars with a fruit filling sandwiched between layers of buttery dough can be made with dried figs instead of raisins.

Source: Martha Stewart Living, October 2002
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  • lichris
    20 AUG, 2011
    I tried a recipe listed earlier that was just called Raisin Bars(not Grandmother Brinton's), but I think it was the same recipe.No matter what you call it, it was great! Cindy 12, I think youi read the apple cider as cider vinegar. The recipe dosen't call for vinegar. Try it again. I'm sure you'll love it. I also tried it with dried cranberries: very nice!
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  • Ceege
    8 AUG, 2011
    Could butter or margarine be substituted for the "shortening" in this recipe? I hate to use it in any recipe. Thanks for your help.
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  • Cindy12
    21 JAN, 2011
    Not so good! The vinegar is overpowering
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