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California Gold Bars

Yields30 Servings

 2 cups California golden raisins, chopped
 ¼ cup sugar
 1 tbsp cornstarch
 1 cup water
 ½ cup butter or margarine
 1 cup firmly packed brown sugar
 1 ½ cups all-purpose flour
 ½ tsp baking soda
 ½ tsp salt
 1 ½ cups quick oats, uncooked
 1 tbsp water
Cinnamon Icing
 1 cup sifted powdered sugar
 ¼ tsp ground cinnamon
 1 ½ tbsp milk

Combine raisins, sugar, cornstarch and water in saucepan. Stir over medium heat until thickened. Set aside to cool. Meanwhile, cream butter and sugar. Sift together flour, soda and salt. Stir into creamed mixture. Add oats and 1 tablespoon water. Mix until crumbly. Firmly press half of mixture into greased 13×9-inch pan. Spread with raisin filling. Pat on remaining crumb mixture. Bake at 350°F for 40 minutes or until lightly browned. Cool.


For icing, mix sifted powdered sugar with cinnamon. Stir in milk until consistency for drizzling. Drizzle on bars.

Nutrition Facts

Serving Size 1 bar

Servings 30

Amount Per Serving
Calories 150Calories from Fat 21
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 3.5g6%

Saturated Fat 2g10%
Trans Fat 0g
Cholesterol 10mg4%
Sodium 95mg4%
Potassium 130mg4%
Total Carbohydrate 28g10%

Dietary Fiber 1g4%
Sugars 20g
Protein 2g4%

Calcium 16%
Iron 1%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily value may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.