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       Title: The Great Gatsby’s Spicy Bars
  Categories: Cookies
       Yield: 1 servings
       1 c  Seedless raisins
       1 c  Water
     1/2 c  Salad oil or shortening
   1 3/4 c  Sifted flour
     1/2 ts Salt
       1 ts Soda
       1    Egg
       1 ts Cinnamon
       1 ts Nutmeg
       1 ts Allspice
     1/2 ts Ground cloves
       1 c  Sugar
     1/2 c  Chopped walnuts
      Combine raisins and water; bring to boiling; remove from heat. Stir in
   salad oil.  Cool to lukewarm. Stir in sugar and egg. Sift together dry
   ingredients; beat into raisin mixture. Stir in nuts. Pour into greased
   13x9x2-inch pan.
    Bake in moderate oven (375) 20 minutes or till done.  When cool, cut in
   bars.  Dust with confectioner’s sugar.