Cheerio Raisin Squares
1/2 c. (one stick, 1/4 lb.) margarine, softened
1/2 c. packed brown sugar
1/4 c. white sugar
1 tsp. vanilla extract
1 c. all-purpose flour
1/2 tsp. baking powder
1/2 tsp. baking soda
2 1/2 cups Cheerios (or your favorite O-cereal)
1 c. raisins
2/3 c. powdered sugar
3-4 tsp. milk
A healthy sweet treat for the next bake sale.
Yield: 24 squares
Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Grease a 13 x 9 x 2 inch rectangular baking pan, or spray with nonstick.
In a large bowl, beat margarine, brown sugar and sugar. Add egg and vanilla; beat well.
In a separate bowl, combine flour, baking powder and baking soda. Add to margarine mix; mix well.
Crush cereal to make 1 1/2 c. crumbs.
Add cereal and raisins to batter and stir until thoroughly combined. Spread evenly in bottom of prepared pan.
Bake at 350°F for 15 to 20 min. or until toothpick tests clean. Cool.
Combine the powdered sugar and the milk; stir until smooth. Drizzle over top. Cut into squares. Makes 24 squares.
Submitted by Diana Bogue
Contributed on: and modified on Thursday May 20th, 2010