Foods/Recipes

Sour Cream Rhubarb Squares

... A delicious recipe for your gastronomical pleasure.

Irene Sidman

PREPARE AND SET ASIDE:
1 1/2 cups rhubarb, stripped of outer fibers and cut into 1" pieces. If the
rhubarb stalks are very thick, cut the slices about 3/4" long, instead of l".

IN A LARGE BOWL,CREAM TOGETHER TILL LIGHT AND FLUFFY:
1 1/2 cups packed brown sugar
1/2 cup shortening
1 egg
  
STIR TOGETHER:
2 cups flour
1 teaspoon baking soda
1/2 teaspoon salt

ADD FLOUR MIXTURE INTO THE SHORTENING
MIXTURE, ALTERNATELY, WITH:
1 cup sour cream
ADD: 1 teaspoon vanilla

USING A SPOON, STIR IN:
cut-up rhubarb
l/2 cup chopped walnuts

POUR MIXTURE INTO:
greased and floured 13" X 9" baking pan

SPRINKLE ON TOPPING:
(first,mix topping until crumbly}
1/2 cup sugar
l/4 cup chopped walnuts
1 tablespoon melted margarine/butter
1 teaspoon ground cinnamon

BAKE: In preheated 350o oven, 45-50 minutes

COOL, THEN CUT INTO SQUARES.

This is excellent as is, or topped with
a dollop of whipped cream or vanilla ice cream.

September 3,1999


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