Date-Nut and Brown Sugar Bars

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A yummy dairy-free treat! You can use egg substitute in place of eggs to make a vegan version.

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Prep Time:
15 mins
Cook Time:
45 mins
Additional Time:
15 mins
Total Time:
1 hrs 15 mins
Servings:
16
Yield:
16 bars

Ingredients

  • cup unbleached all-purpose flour

  • cup packed brown sugar

  • ¼ cup finely chopped walnuts

  • 1 teaspoon ground cinnamon

  • ¼ teaspoon ground cardamom

  • ¼ teaspoon salt

  • ½ teaspoon baking powder

  • 1 cup dates, pitted and chopped

  • 2 eggs, beaten

Directions

  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F (180 degrees C). Lightly oil an 8-inch square baking pan.

  2. Combine flour, brown sugar, chopped walnuts, cinnamon, cardamom, salt, baking powder, and dates; mix well.

  3. Add eggs (see Cook's Note) and stir until dry ingredients are moistened.

  4. Spoon batter into prepared pan. Bake in preheated oven until toothpick inserted into center comes out clean, about 25 minutes. Cool slightly before cutting into bars or squares.

Cook's Note:

Use egg replacer for a vegan version.

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

101 Calories
2g Fat
20g Carbs
2g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 16
Calories 101
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 2g 2%
Saturated Fat 0g 2%
Cholesterol 23mg 8%
Sodium 63mg 3%
Total Carbohydrate 20g 7%
Dietary Fiber 1g 4%
Total Sugars 15g
Protein 2g
Vitamin C 0mg 1%
Calcium 27mg 2%
Iron 1mg 3%
Potassium 96mg 2%

* 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.