coconut date-nut bars

★★★★★ 1 Review
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By Pat Duran
from Las Vegas, NV

This is the first time I have use coconut flour and I am very proud of the outcome of this recipe...If you do not have coconut flour you can try my regular date bars. http://www.justapinch.com/recipes/dessert/cookies/moms-date-nut-bars.html?p=2

serves makes about 30
prep time 15 Min
cook time 35 Min
method Bake

Ingredients For coconut date-nut bars

  • 3 lg
    eggs
  • 1/2 c
    brown sugar, lightly packed
  • 1/2 c
    granulated sugar
  • 1 tsp
    coconut extract
  • 1 c
    coconut flour
  • 1/2 tsp
    baking powder
  • 1
    dash salt
  • 1 2/3 c
    dairy buttermilk
  • 8 oz
    package dole pre-diced and sugared dates
  • 1 c
    chopped walnuts
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How To Make coconut date-nut bars

  • 1
    Heat oven to 375^. Spray a 9x13 inch baking pan; set aside.
  • 2
    Beat eggs until foamy and add the brown sugar to a measuring cup then put the granulated sugar in with the brown sugar to make 1 cup all together and slowly add these to the eggs; beating well. Add the buttermilk,and coconut extract,blend well..
  • 3
    In a small bowl add the coconut flour,salt, and baking powder. Add to the sugar mixture..blend well. Dough will be very thick, Remove bowl from mixer and hand stir in the dates and nuts.
  • 4
    Spread evenly into the prepared baking dish. Bake for 15 minutes, then turn oven to 350^; bake for about 15 more minutes--these do not raise...test with toothpick for doneness..
  • 5
    Remove from oven and cut into finger-length pieces . Remove from pan and place on wire rack to cool completely.
  • 6
    When cooled completely.Place a few in a plastic bag with powdered sugar and coat completely..Shake off any excess sugar. Store in cover container .
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