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Date and Nut Bars

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 Ingredients List

  • 2 Eggs
  • 1 c Confectioners sugar
  • 1 tb Shortening, melted
  • 1/4 c Flour
  • 1/2 ts Baking powder
  • 1 c Chopped dates
  • 3/4 c Chopped pecans or walnuts
  • 1 ts Vanilla
  • Confectioners sugar


The dates give a special flavor to this easy to make dessert.

Preheat oven to 325ø. In a bowl, beat eggs until light. Add sugar and
shortening; blend well.

Sift flour and baking powder together and blend well. Stir in dates, nuts
and vanilla. Blend well.

Pour into greased 8 x 8-inch pan. Bake for 25 minutes. Cool on wire rack.
Cut in small squares or oblongs. Roll in confectioners sugar.

Store in covered container.

Yield: 18-24. Lois Boudreau, St. Louis, MO

Randy Shearer

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