Food for the Gods

Food For The Gods Recipe

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Janelyn Galang


I always look forward to this dessert bar every time I am at my aunt's parties. I just had to get the recipe. One day she told me to look it up at a food website to find it, and there it was!


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  • 1 1/4 c
    sifted all purpose flour
  • 1/2 tsp
    baking powder
  • 1/2 tsp
    baking soda
  • 1/4 tsp
  • 1 c
    dates, pitted and chopped
  • 1 c
  • 1 c
    white sugar
  • 1 c
    packed brown sugar
  • 3
  • 1 c
    chopped walnuts

How to Make Food for the Gods


  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F.
  2. Grease and line a 9x13 inch pan.
  3. Combine first 4 ingredients. Take 1/2 cup of flour mixture and dredge the dates.
  4. Cream butter and sugars until light and fluffy. Add eggs, one at a time, and beat well after every addition. Gradually stir in flour mixture.
  5. Pour batter into prepared pan and bake for 10 minutes.
    Lower heat to 300 degrees F and bake for 30-40 minutes or until done.
  6. Cool on a wire rack for 20 minutes and cut into bars.
    wrap individually with foil or colored cellophane wrap.

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About Food for the Gods

Course/Dish: Other Desserts
Main Ingredient: Flour
Regional Style: Filipino
Other Tags: Quick & Easy, For Kids
Hashtags: #sweet, #chewy, #fruity

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