This recipe was clipped from cardboard packaging, likely a box of dates. Date unknown. Recipe is typed below along with a scanned copy.

(Makes about 30)

1 cup sifted all-purpose flour
1/2 teaspoon baking powder
1/2 teaspoon salt
1/2 cup butter or other shortening
1 cup sugar
2 eggs
1 teaspoon vanilla
1½ 7-oz. pkgs. finely cut dates
1 cup coarsely chopped nuts

Sift together flour, baking powder and salt. Cream butter, gradually blend in sugar. Add eggs, one at a time, and beat until light and fluffy. Add vanilla. Gradually blend in dry ingredients, beating well after each addition. Fold in dates and nuts. Spread evenly in a greased, rectangular pan (7x11x1½ inches). Bake in a moderate oven (375°F.) about 30 minutes, until firm when lightly touched. When cool, sprinkle top with confectioners’ sugar, and cut into bars.

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One Response to Date-Nut Bars Recipe

Published 15 December, 2014 in 6:39 am

Foley’s in downtown Houston, TX used to make date nut bars in the early 70s. I’ve tried to find the recipe, but I haven’t had any success. Would you happen to have this recipe?

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