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Date Nut Bars (Prize Winner) Recipe

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Contributor:  
Contributor:  
Joyce Nuttall
Added: Saturday, July 7, 2007

Category:
Category:

Ingredients:  
Ingredients:  
1 stick (1/2 cup) unsalted butter
1/4 cup hot water
3/4 pd pitted, chopped dates
1 cup dark brown sugar, packed
1 1/2 cups flour
1 tsp baking soda
1 cup coarsely chopped walnuts
3 Tbsp unsalted butter, softened
1 cup sifted powdered sugar
1 tsp vanilla
1 Tbsp heavy cream (or evaporated milk)

Directions:
Directions:
Combine 1 stick butter, hot water, dates. Let stand 10 minutes. In another bowl, combine sugar, flour, soda. Stir. Stir dry ingredients into date mixture. Fold in walnuts. Butter and flour 8 x 11" pan. Pour in batter. Bake 25-30minutes at 375. Remove from oven, cool in pan for 10 minutes. Do not cut bars in pan. Turn out of pan and cool on rack. Stir together 3 Tbsp unsalted butter, softened, 1 cup sifted powdered sugar, vanilla and cream. Spread on cooled bars and cut.

Number Of Servings:
Number Of Servings:
10 to 15 bars

 

 

 

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