GRANDMA'S DATE BARS

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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!
Photo by: blekko.com/ws/date+bars+/images

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

  1. Melt shortening in a large pan. Add brown sugar, eggs, and vanilla.
  2. Mix flour, salt and baking powder in a separate bowl and then add to above mixture. Stir in the nuts and dates.
  3. Bake 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



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