1 c Dried raisins
1 c Light or dark brown sugar —
1 c Water or milk
1/2 c Vegetable shortening or
1 ts Ground cinnamon and ginger
2 c Sifted flour — resifted
ts Baking soda and 1/2
1 c Walnuts — chopped
Combine the raisins with sugar, water, shortening and spices and
simmer for a minute. Cool to room temperature.
Preheat the oven to 300 degrees. Lightly grease a 9inch square baking
pan. Combine cooled raisin mixture with flour and nuts. Transfer to
baking pan and bake 1 hour or until a toothpick when inserted in the
center comes out dry. Cool in pan and cut into squares.
Yield: 12 16 squares