Chinese Chews I


Made in a shallow cookie pan and cut into squares then rolled and tossed in confectioner's sugar. Chewy and wonderful!

2 dozen


  • 2 cups pureed dates

  • 2 cups white sugar

  • 2 teaspoons baking powder

  • 4 eggs

  • 2 cups ground pecans

  • 1 ½ cups cake flour

  • ½ teaspoon salt

  • ½ cup confectioners' sugar


  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F (180 degrees C).

  2. Mix dry ingredients except confectioner's sugar. Add nuts and dates.

  3. Then add eggs which have been lightly beaten. Mix well.

  4. Press mixture into ungreased cookie sheet as thin as possible. Bake for 15-20 minutes.

  5. Cut into 1 -2 inch squares while hot. Roll into balls as soon as the squares are cool enough to handle then roll in confectioner's sugar. Allow to cool completely before eating.

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

403 Calories
12g Fat
73g Carbs
5g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 12
Calories 403
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 12g 15%
Saturated Fat 1g 7%
Cholesterol 62mg 21%
Sodium 202mg 9%
Total Carbohydrate 73g 27%
Dietary Fiber 4g 13%
Total Sugars 55g
Protein 5g
Vitamin C 0mg 2%
Calcium 76mg 6%
Iron 2mg 13%
Potassium 260mg 6%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

** Nutrient information is not available for all ingredients. Amount is based on available nutrient data.

(-) Information is not currently available for this nutrient. If you are following a medically restrictive diet, please consult your doctor or registered dietitian before preparing this recipe for personal consumption.

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