How Can I Use Up a Lot of Raisins?

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Q: I have been doing a lot of baking recently and, in the spirit of bulk buying, purchased more than a pound of raisins. I'm not a big fan of eating raisins straight, and I seem to have exhausted a lot of my raisin baked good recipes, so I'm wondering if there are any canning or preserving ideas for using up a lot of raisins.

Sent by Lindsey

Editor: Lindsey, here are a few fresh ideas:

How to Make Cinnamon-Raisin Swirl Bread
DIY Raincoast Crisps: Rosemary Raisin Pecan Crackers
Recipe: Quick and Homey Oatmeal Raisin Muffins

Readers, what else would you suggest?


Related: Recipe Review: Flour Bakery's Oatmeal Raisin Cookies

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