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      Title: Molasses-Ginger Bars
 Categories: Bar cookies Cookies Travel Desserts  
   Servings: 12
     1/2 c  Butter Or Margarine;Softened 
     1/2 c  Brown Sugar; Packed 
     1/2 c  Molasses 
       1 ea Egg; Large 
   1 1/2 c  Flour; Unbleached 
   1 1/2 t  Baking Powder 
       1 t  Ginger; Ground 
     1/2 t  Salt 
     1/4 t  Baking Soda 
     1/3 c  ;Water 
     1/2 c  Raisins 
       1 x  Powdered Sugar 
   In a mixing bowl, cream together the softened butter or margarine and
   brown sugar till mixture is light and fluffy.  Add molasses and egg; beat
   well.  Thoroughly blend flour, baking powder, ginger, salt and baking
   soda.  Add dry ingredients to creamed mixture alternately with water; mix
   well.  Stir in raisins.  Pour mixture into greased 13 X 9 X 2-inch baking
   pan.  Bake at 350 degrees for 20 to 25 minutes.  Cool thoroughly; sift
   powdered sugar on the top and cut into bars.
   Makes 36 bars.