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mom's date nut bars

(2 ratings)
Recipe by
Pat Duran
Las Vegas, NV

These are the bars that I like the best they are so moist and so easy to make - this recipe is often doubled during the holiday as they taste so good and go fast off the cookie and bar tray.

(2 ratings)
yield serving(s)
prep time 10 Min
cook time 30 Min
method Bake

Ingredients For mom's date nut bars

  • 3 lg
  • 1 c
    all-purpose flour
  • 1 dash
  • 1 c
    chopped nutmeats
  • 1 c
    granulated sugar
  • 1/2 tsp
    baking powder
  • 1 c
    chopped fine dates
  • powdered sugar, use after bars are baked and cooled

How To Make mom's date nut bars

  • my photo and my dish of date bars cooling.
    Butter or spray a 13x9-inch baking pan;set aside. Heat oven to 350^.
  • 2
    Beat eggs until foamy and then beat in granulated sugar in gradually. Stir dry ingredients together. Add dates and nuts to flour mixture, then stir into egg mixture.
  • 3
    Spread mixture(which is thick) into the prepared pan. Bake until firm and delicately brown, bake about 25-30 minutes, so they do not get dry. When just a tad warm and not hot cut into long finger shape bars and roll in powdered sugar.;or place some powdered sugar in a small bag and add a piece or 2 and gently shake to coat evenly, shake off any excess.