Date & nut bars

Yield: 1 Servings

Measure Ingredient
2 Eggs
1 cup Confectioners sugar
1 tablespoon Shortening, melted
¼ cup Flour
½ teaspoon Baking powder
1 cup Chopped dates
¾ cup Chopped pecans or walnuts
1 teaspoon Vanilla
Confectioners sugar

The dates give a special flavor to this easy to make dessert.

Preheat oven to 325ø. In a bowl, beat eggs until light. Add sugar and shortening; blend well.

Sift flour and baking powder together and blend well. Stir in dates, nuts and vanilla. Blend well.

Pour into greased 8 x 8-inch pan. Bake for 25 minutes. Cool on wire rack. Cut in small squares or oblongs. Roll in confectioners sugar.

Store in covered container.

Yield: 18-24. Lois Boudreau, St. Louis, MO Randy Shearer

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