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Date Nut Bars


  • 1/2 cup shortening, melted
  • 1 cup sugar
  • 3 eggs, beaten
  • 1 cup all-purpose flour
  • 1/2 teaspoon Clabber Girl Baking Powder
  • 1 cup dates, chopped
  • 1 cup nuts, chopped


In a mixing bowl, ream together shortening, sugar and eggs; set aside. In a separate bowl, mix flour and Clabber Girl Baking Powder; add to creamed mixture and mix thoroughly. Mix in chopped dates and nuts. Spread in 12x9x2-inch pan which has been greased with non-stick cooking spray.

Bake at 350 degrees F for 15 to 20 minutes.
Makes 12 to 15 servings.

Note: Date nut Bars are good sprinkled with powdered sugar or iced with Cream Cheese Frosting.*

From the Clabber Girl Recipe Book