Saturday, October 11, 2008

Frosted Raisin Squares (Ralston Bars)

**I am posting this because I have been craving them for about...10 years. Anyone know what we could use as a Ralston equivilent?

½ c. softened butter
¾ c. brown sugar
½ c. sugar
1 egg
1 tsp. vanilla
1 c. flour
½ tsp. baking powder
½ tsp. baking soda
½ tsp. salt
¾ c. instant Ralston or ½ c. regular Ralston
1 c. raisins

2/3 c. confectioner’s sugar
2-2 ½ tsp. hot water

Preheat oven to 350*. Grease 9x13 pan. Cream together butter & sugars. Add egg and vanilla. Mix well. Stir together flour, baking powder, baking soda, salt and Ralston. Add to mixture, stir in raisins. Spread evenly in pan. Bake 15-20 minutes or until knife comes out clean & top is slightly brown. Cool and spread with glaze. Cut into squares.


Sandra said...

I love these. Can you not find Ralston? I'll look around and see what I can find

tawnya said...

No, I don't think they make it anymore and haven't for several years. Sad.