Fruit Bars

Preparation info
  • Makes about

    4 dozen

    Appears in
    Farm Journal’s Country Cookbook

    By Nell B. Nichols

    Published 1972

    • About

    Good keepers—if you hide them


    • 2 c. seedless raisins
    • c. chopped mixed candied fruit
    • 1 c<


    • Rinse raisins in hot water, drain; dry on towel.
    • Combine raisins, candied fruit, nuts, juice and vanilla; let stand.
    • Cream together butter, sugars and eggs. Sift together dry ingredients and add in thirds to creamed mixture; mix until smooth. Add fruit mixture; blend well. Let stand 1½ hours in refrigerator, or overnight.
    • When ready to bake, s