Rum Raisin Custard Bars

Enjoy these traditional oat and raisin bars with a creamy twist – a delightful treat. Perfect for dessert!

  • prep time 30 min
  • total time 2 hr 0 min
  • ingredients 14
  • servings 36

Ingredients

1
cup raisins
1/2
cup water
1
cup firmly packed brown sugar
3/4
cup margarine or butter, softened
1 1/4
cups all purpose flour
2
cups quick-cooking rolled oats
1/2
teaspoon baking soda
1/2
cup sugar
1/2
cup firmly packed brown sugar
2 1/2
teaspoons cornstarch
1 1/2
cups sour cream
3
egg yolks
1/2
teaspoon vanilla
1/2
teaspoon rum extract
  • 1 Heat oven to 350°F. Grease 13x9-inch pan. In small saucepan, combine raisins and water; bring to a boil. Drain; set aside.
  • 2 In large bowl, combine 1 cup brown sugar and margarine; beat until light and fluffy. Add flour, oats and baking soda; mix at low speed until crumbly. Press half of mixture in bottom of greased pan to form base. Bake at 350°F. for 8 minutes.
  • 3 In medium saucepan, combine sugar, 1/2 cup brown sugar and cornstarch. Stir in sour cream and egg yolks. Cook over medium heat until mixture thickens, stirring constantly. DO NOT BOIL. Stir in raisins, vanilla and rum extract. Pour evenly over base. Sprinkle remaining crumb mixture over filling.
  • 4 Bake at 350°F. for an additional 30 to 40 minutes or until light golden brown. Cool 1 hour or until completely cooled. Cut into bars. Store in refrigerator.
  • Nutrition Information

    NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

    Serving Size: 1 Bar
    Calories
    160
    (
    Calories from Fat
    60),
    % Daily Value
    Total Fat
    7g
    7%
    (Saturated Fat
    2g,
    2%
    ),
    Cholesterol
    20mg
    20%;
    Sodium
    75mg
    75%;
    % Daily Value*:
    Exchanges:
    1 1/2 Fruit; 1 1/2 Other Carbohydrate; 1 1/2 Fat;
    *Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
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