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From "Atlanta Cooknotes," published in cooperation with your Daily InBox newsletter.

INGREDIENTS:

  • 1/4 cup softened butter or margarine
  • 3/4 cup sugar
  • 1 egg
  • 3/4 teaspoon almond extract
  • 1/4 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 2 tablespoons orange juice
  • 1-1/4 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1/2 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon cinnamon
  • 1/2 cup raisins
  • 1/2 cup granola cereal
  • 1/4 cup chopped nuts
TO PREPARE:

Preheat oven to 375 degrees.  Cream butter and add sugar.  Mix in egg, flavorings, and orange juice.  Add flour, baking soda, salt, and cinnamon, barely blending.  Stir in raisins, cereal, and nuts.  Bake in a greased nine by nine-inch pan for 30 to 35 minutes.  Recipe can be doubled and baked in a nine by thirteen-inch pan for 35 to 40 minutes.  Cool and cut into bars.

SERVINGS:  
2 dozen

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