"Everything I eat has been proved by some doctor or other to be a deadly poison, and everything I don't eat has been proved to be indispensable for life. But I go marching on."--George Bernard Shaw

Date Bars Recipe

  Tried it? Rate this Recipe:


This recipe for Date Bars, by , is from Lemons' Family Cookbook, one of the cookbooks created at FamilyCookbookProject.com. We help families or individuals create heirloom cookbook treasures.

Edna Lemons
Added: Sunday, February 10, 2008



1 lb. dates
2 1/2 c. sugar
2 Tbsp. flour
3/4 - 1 c. water
2 orange slices, cut in pieces


1/2 c. butter
1 Tbsp. hot milk
1 c. brown sugar
1 3/4 c. flour
2 eggs
1 tsp. soda
1 tsp. salt

Mix dates, sugar, 2 Tbsp. flour, and water in saucepan. Boil till dates are soft. While still hot, add orange slices (cut in pieces).
Mix the rest of the ingredients. Put half in bottom of greased and floured pan, then the filling; then add the other half. Bake at 350 for about 30-35 minutes.




Learn more about the process to create a cookbook -- or
Start your own personal family cookbook right now!  Here's to good eating!

Search for more great recipes here from over 500,000 in our family cookbooks!


Bookmark and Share




Cookbooks are great for Holiday Gifts, Wedding Gifts, Bridal Shower ideas and Family Reunions!

*Recipes and photos entered into the Family Cookbook Project are provided by the submitting contributors. All rights are retained by the contributor. Please contact us if you believe copyright violations have occurred.

Search for more great recipes here from over 500,000 in our family cookbooks!