Coconut Date-Nut Bars

Pat Duran


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.
Mom's Date Nut Bars

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makes about 30
15 Min
35 Min


3 large
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
dash salt
1 2/3 c
dairy buttermilk
8 oz
package dole pre-diced and sugared dates
1 c
chopped walnuts


1Heat oven to 375^. Spray a 9x13 inch baking pan; set aside.
2Beat 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..
3In 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.
4Spread 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..
5Remove from oven and cut into finger-length pieces . Remove from pan and place on wire rack to cool completely.
6When cooled completely.Place a few in a plastic bag with powdered sugar and coat completely..Shake off any excess sugar. Store in cover container .

About Coconut Date-Nut Bars

Course/Dish: Cookies
Main Ingredient: Flour
Regional Style: American
Other Tags: Quick & Easy, For Kids, Healthy