Date Walnut Bars:
1 1/3 c. sifted flour1/3 c. granulated sugar
1/2 cup unsalted butter
Combine flour sugar and butter and blend into fine crumbs. Pack into the bottom of a greased, nine-[inch square pan. Bake at 35 degrees F. for about 20 minutes, until edges are lightly browned.
1/3 cup light brown sugar, packed
1/3 cup granulated sugar
1 t. vanilla
2 tablespoons flour
1 teaspoon baking powder
1/2 t. salt
1/4 t. nutmeg
1 cup chopped walnuts
1 8-oz. package pitted dates, chopped
Combine sugars, eggs and vanilla and beat together well. Sift flour with baking powder, salt and nutmeg and add to mixture. Stir in walnuts and chopped dates. Pour batter over hot pastry layer and bake at 350 degrees F. about 20 minutes. cool in pan and sprinkle with powdered sugar, then cut into bars. makes about 18 bars, 2 3/4 by 1 3/8 inches.
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