GRANDMA'S DATE BARS

1
Ellen Bales

By
@Starwriter

I hope she knows, somehow, what a hit her yummy date bars are with the family, especially with a certain one of her grandsons. Every now and then I make up a batch and share some with him, to remind him of his grandma and her wonderful food. Here ya go, Brian, don't eat too many, now!
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Rating:
★★★★★ 2 votes
Comments:
Serves:
25
Prep:
25 Min
Cook:
40 Min
Method:
Bake

Ingredients

2/3 c
shortening, butter flavor
2 c
brown sugar
2
eggs, well beaten
1 tsp
vanilla extract
3/4 c
chopped pecans or walnuts
1 1/2 c
all purpose flour
2 tsp
baking powder
1/4 tsp
salt
1 1/2 c
chopped, pitted dates

How to Make GRANDMA'S DATE BARS

Step-by-Step

  • 1Melt shortening in a large pan. Add brown sugar, eggs, and vanilla.
  • 2Mix flour, salt and baking powder in a separate bowl and then add to above mixture. Stir in the nuts and dates.
  • 3Bake in a well-greased 9x13" pan in a pre-heated 325-degree oven for 35-40 minutes, or untl bars are a golden brown.

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About GRANDMA'S DATE BARS

Course/Dish: Cookies
Main Ingredient: Fruit
Regional Style: American
Other Tag: Quick & Easy
Hashtags: #sweet, #chewy, #rich