1/4 cup shortening
1 cup brown sugar
1/2 cup hot coffee
1 1/2 cups rice flour
1 teaspoon baking soda
1/4 teaspoon salt
1 teaspoon xanthan gum
1/2 teaspoon cinnamon
1/2 cup raisins
1/4 cup chopped nuts (optional)
1 cup confectioners' sugar
1 teaspoon vanilla extract
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Cream shortening and sugar. Add and cream in egg. Blend in hot coffee.
Sift together flour, baking soda, salt, xanthan gum and cinnamon. Add to shortening mixture. Add in raisins and nuts. Spread in a greased 7 x 11-inch baking pan.
Bake at 350 degrees F for 25 minutes. Spread glaze over warm bars.
Glaze: Mix confectioners' sugar and vanilla extract with enough water for spreading consistency.