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M-M-M-M-M-M Mumbles

Rated as 4.21 out of 5 Stars

"Favorite family cookie bar with yummy raisin filling... (don't really know where it came from, but we've been using it for 30-plus years)"
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Ingredients

servings 202
Original recipe yields 24 servings (11 x 13 inch pan)

Directions

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  1. To Make Filling: Cook over low heat the raisins, sugar, cornstarch, water and lemon juice. Stir until thickened, about 5 minutes. Cool.
  2. Mix butter with sugar, add salt, baking soda, and flour, then oats. Press half of the mixture onto a greased pan (13x9x2"). Spread on filling. Pat remaining crumbs on top.
  3. Press half of the mixture onto a greased pan (13x9x2 inches). Spread on filling. Pat remaining crumbs on top. Bake at 400 degrees F (205 degrees C) 20-30 minutes. Cut into bars.

Nutrition Facts


Per Serving: 202 calories; 6.2 36.3 2.2 15 120 Full nutrition

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Most helpful positive review

Only thing I found to be slightly different is that it took the raisin filling only about a minute plus to start to thicken. I use a gas oven, so perhaps that has something to do with it. I fe...

Most helpful critical review

These are ok but I wouldn't go crazy over them. The bottom/topping was really dry so they're very crumbly and a bit messy to eat. I'll eat them myself but wouldn't serve to company.

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Only thing I found to be slightly different is that it took the raisin filling only about a minute plus to start to thicken. I use a gas oven, so perhaps that has something to do with it. I fe...

This cookie was very good but we felt it had too many raisons so I decreased the recipe to 1 1/2 cups raisons and now we are enjoying them often.

I would like to rate this four and one-half stars. The only problem is that the topping comes out a little too dry. I have made them according to the directions. I have made them , adding dried ...

These were a major hit with my children, my uncle and everyone else. Yummy! The first time I made it, I had 3 requests for the recipe.

My Mom used to make this with raisins but I modified the recipe using Ocean Spray craisins instead and added some grated orange rind. I also let them cool completely before cutting into squares....

I made this for a work potluck and it got rave reviews! A really great fall treat! I did modify it a little bit. For the filling, I only used 1/4C white sugar. I used apple cider instead of wate...

These are ok but I wouldn't go crazy over them. The bottom/topping was really dry so they're very crumbly and a bit messy to eat. I'll eat them myself but wouldn't serve to company.

Really liked the raisin filling, but did not care for the crust.

I added half-2/3 cupful of crashed walnut and it tasted wonderful. I personally want the dough to be less sweeter, so next time I will use less sugar. But this one tasted pretty great considerin...