In this post we will look at 17 super yummy raisin recipes. These recipes are great way to use up raisins in both sweet and savory applications. So, grab the raisins and let get started…
Nothing is better than biting into crunchy broccoli salad and hitting a sweet raisin or enjoying a chewy a oatmeal raisin cookie. But those are recipes we know well. What about some new, fun, and creative ways to use theme?
Raisins can really take a recipe up a notch and bring a pop a sweetness. And that’s exactly what they do in these 17 raisin recipes.
Recipes Using Raisins
In most of these recipes you can use either golden raisins or regular raisins.
Gently spiced custard filled with plump raisins nestled in a flaky pie crust and tucked under a layer of toasted sweet meringue in this Sour Cream Raisin Pie that is a Midwest classic! It might sound strange but give it a try and you’ll be pleasantly surprised!
The classic Canadian Raisin Butter Tart in a cake. Layers of warm brown sugar cake filled with the most delicious raisin butter tart filling and covered in a whipped spiced rum buttercream frosting. Raisin lovers, this is the cake for you!
It's a cocoa batter, flecked with raisins and chunky dark chocolate chips, baked and then topped with a little hazelnut cocoa spread. Think light sponge, crispy top and a flavour combination not unlike a bar of Fruit n Nut. YUM!
You are going to love this delectable Carrot Salad made in just a few minutes with seven easy ingredients. It is a carrot lovers dream come true and a pleasant change from the usual fare. This yummy side is perfect with chicken, beef, pork and even fish.
Easy Oatmeal Raisin Breakfast Bars are easy to make, with only about 10 minutes of prep time. These breakfast bars are easy to grab and go for breakfast or snack time. And, they freeze well so you can save some for later!
Slice and Bake Golden Raisin Butter Cookies look like little stained glass windows sparkling in shades of brown. These crisp, buttery cookies are especially wonderful with a glass of milk or a mug of tea. The dough freezes beautifully for slicing and baking just the right number of cookies, whenever a lightly sweet treat is needed.
Tea Brack is a traditional Irish loaf cake full of warming spices and sweet dried fruit like raisins that’s been soaked in tea. Enjoy a slice of this moist quick bread plain or with butter for a delicious treat straight from the Emerald Isle.
Tender orange raisin bundt cake or Gugelhupf jeweled with candied orange peel, raisins, chocolate chips and almonds. Who doesn’t love a nice fluffy bundt cake? Well, I do like my cheesecakes and tortes, but I can never say no to a simple slice of bundt cake, there is so much pleasure and comfort in that sweetness and softness.
These Raisin Cookie Overnight Oats in a Jar are healthy for you but taste like raisin oatmeal cookies! They are a quick and easy make-ahead breakfast that's perfect for busy weekday mornings and on-the-go breakfasts!
This Oatmeal Raisin Edible Cookie Dough is an easy and fun snack or dessert that's quick to make and can be used as a topping on ice cream or yogurt, as a dip for fruit or eaten on its own. Little kids can make it into fun shapes, while bigger kids can make it themselves because there's no oven required!
If you love Haagen Day rum raisin ice cream this sundae is for you. The tropical flavors and the sweet caramel run sauce make this no ordinary ice cream treat. The easy recipe for an amazing Bacardi rum sauce is the star of this rum raisin ice cream delight. Drizzle it over vanilla or rum raisin ice cream that is scooped on top of a juicy grilled pineapple slice.
Well, I hope you enjoyed this selection of raisin recipes and that you were able to find something to make. For more recipes check out my LifeStyle and Home Section.
And feel free to leave me a comment below and share what’s cooking in your kitchen!
Melissa is a passionate minister, speaker and an ongoing learner of the Bible. She has been involved in church and vocational ministry for over 18 years. And is the founder of Think About Such Things. She has the heart to equip the saints by helping them get into the Word of God and fall more in love with Jesus. She also enjoys family, cooking, and reading.
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