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Orange Spice Bars

1 6-ounce can frozen orange juice concentrate, thawed

1/2 cup quick-cooking rolled oats

1/2 cup mixed candied fruits and peels

1/2 cup chopped walnuts

1 3/4 cups all purpose flour

1 teaspoon baking soda

1 teaspoon ground ginger

1 teaspoon ground cinnamon

1/2 cup shortening

1/2 cup sugar

1/2 molasses

1 egg

1 recipe Orange Icing

Combine concentrate, oats, fruits, and nuts; set aside.

Combine flour, soda, spices, and 1/4 teaspoon salt; set aside.

Cream shortening and sugar till fluffy. Beat in molasses and egg. Add flour mixture and fruit mixture alternately to creamed mixture, beating well after each addition. Turn into a greased 13x9x2 inch baking pan. Bake in 325 degree oven for 35 to 40 minutes. Cool on wire rack; frost with Orange Icing; Blend 1 1/2 cups sifted powdered sugar with 4 t0 6 teaspoons orange juice.

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Chef and Chocolatier maker, who loves to share and swap recipes.

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