Frosted Date Bars
|Pitted dates||1 Cup (16 tbs), finely chopped|
|Packed brown sugar||1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)|
|Butter||1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)|
|Milk||1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)|
|All purpose flour||1 1⁄4 Cup (20 tbs)|
|Baking powder||1⁄2 Teaspoon|
|Baking soda||1⁄4 Teaspoon|
|Nuts||1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs), chopped|
|Powdered sugar||1 Cup (16 tbs), sifted|
|Butter||2 Tablespoon, softened|
Bring dates and 1/2 cup water to boiling.
Simmer 5 minutes; cool.
Reserve 2 tablespoons for frosting.
In bowl combine remaining dates with egg, brown sugar, 1/2 cup butter, and 1/4 cup milk; beat well.
Stir together flour, salt, baking powder, and soda; beat into egg mixture.
Stir in nuts.
Spread in greased 9x9x2 inch baking pan.
Bake at 350° about 25 minutes.
Meanwhile, combine powdered sugar, 2 tablespoons butter, vanilla, and reserved dates; beat well.
Add milk to make of spreading consistency.
Spread frosting atop slightly warm cookies.
Cool thoroughly; cut
Serving size: Complete recipe
Calories 3494 Calories from Fat 1452
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 163 g250.5%
Saturated Fat 82.5 g412.4%
Trans Fat 0 g
Cholesterol 523.5 mg174.5%
Sodium 1909.9 mg79.6%
Total Carbohydrates 485 g161.8%
Dietary Fiber 21.4 g85.6%
Sugars 332.9 g
Protein 45 g89.2%
Vitamin A 77.5% Vitamin C 1%
Calcium 58.8% Iron 60.3%
*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet