Orange Walnut Date Bars Recipe

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Orange Walnut Date Bars

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By
@curiouscooks

prepared by Ruth Norris of The Villages, FL on 3/19/2013


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Serves:

16

Prep:

25 Min

Cook:

30 Min

Ingredients

1 c
unsifted flour
1/2 tsp
baking soda
1/2 tsp
cinnamon
1/4 tsp
salt
1/4 tsp
nutmeg
1/3 c
soft margarine
3/4 c
light brown sugar, packed
1
egg
1 Tbsp
grated orange rind
2 Tbsp
orange juice
1/2 c
chopped pitted dates
3/4 c
coarsely chopped walnuts

ORANGE BUTTER FROSTING

1/4 c
soft margarine
1 tsp
grated orange rind
1
egg yolk
1/2 tsp
vanilla extract
2 c
confectioners' sugar
2 tsp
orange juice

Directions Step-By-Step

1
Preheat oven to 350 degrees.

Sift together the flour, baking soda, cinnamon, salt and nutmeg and set aside.
2
In a large bowl, put the margarine and brown sugar and beat with mixer until light and fluffy and then beat in egg, orange rind and orange juice. Add in flour mixture and mix with mixer until smooth and then b eat in dates and walnuts.
3
Spread evenly in a greased and floured 11 x 7 baking pan and bake for 25-30 minutes or until browned.
4
ORANGE BUTTER FROSTNG:
Cream the margarine and add the orange rind, egg yolk, vanilla and beat until well blended. Gradually add 2 cups of confectioners' sugar and beat well. Mix in 2 tsp. orange juice or enough to make of spreading consistency.

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Other Desserts