Sour Cream Raisin Bars
Sour Cream Raisin Bars

Sour Cream Raisin Bars

This dessert bar is a long time favorite recipe that comes from a dairy farm where three generations still enjoy it.

36
bars
15 min
PREP TIME
1 hr 30 min
TOTAL TIME

Ingredients

Bars

2 cups raisins

1 1/2 cups water

1 1/2 cups all-purpose flour

1 1/2 cups old-fashioned rolled oats

1 cup firmly packed brown sugar

3/4 cup Land O Lakes® Butter softened

1 teaspoon baking soda

Filling

1 1/2 cups sour cream

1 cup sugar

3 large Land O Lakes® Eggs (yolks only)

3 tablespoons cornstarch

How to make

  1. STEP 1

    Heat oven to 350°F.

  2. STEP 2

    Place raisins and water into 2-quart saucepan. Cook over medium heat 10-12 minutes or until raisins are soft and plump. Drain; cool 30 minutes. Set aside.

  3. STEP 3

    Combine flour, oats, brown sugar, butter and baking soda in bowl. Beat at medium speed, scraping bowl often, until mixture resembles coarse crumbs. Press 3 cupscrumb mixture onto bottom of ungreased 13x9-inch baking pan.

  4. STEP 4

    Combine sugar, sour cream, egg yolks and cornstarch in 2-quart saucepan. Cook over low heat, stirring occasionally, 15-20 minutes or until mixture comes to a boil. Boil 1 minute. Remove from heat; stir in raisins.

  5. STEP 5

    Spread filling over crumb crust; sprinkle with remaining crumb mixture. Bake 25-35 minutes or until lightly browned. Cool completely; cut into bars.

Nutrition

170Calories
7Fat (mg)
30Cholesterol (mg)
85Sodium (mg)
26Carbohydrates (g)
1Dietary Fiber
2Protein (g)

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  November 25, 2016

These are wonderful and buttery! I use maple flavoring in the raisin filling and it adds so much to this recipe!

— says Donna
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  October 31, 2013

1 tsp vanilla added to the filling. Make sure the filling does not scorch while cooking.

— says marilyn
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