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Date Bar Recipe

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This recipe for Date Bar, by , is from The American Legion Auxiliary Fort Owen Unit 94 Cookbook, one of the cookbooks created at FamilyCookbookProject.com. We help families or individuals create heirloom cookbook treasures.

Sharon Wheeler
Added: Saturday, September 22, 2007


1 c flour
1/4 tsp cinnamon
1 T shortening
2 c chopped dates
2 eggs
1 c sugar
1 tsp baking powder
1 T water
1/2 tsp salt
1/2 c nuts

Beat eggs, add sugar, shortening, & dates. Then add dry ingredients & flour - mix well. Bake in well greased pan. Bake for 35 min @ 350 degrees. Coo, cut into strips, roll in powdered sugar.

If dates are not fresh you may have to add a little more water.




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