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Frosted Date Bars

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Ingredients
  Pitted dates 1 Cup (16 tbs), finely chopped
  Egg 1
  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)
  Salt 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  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
  Vanilla 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Milk 1
Directions

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

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Easy
Cuisine: 
American
Method: 
Baked
Interest: 
Everyday

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