Coffee Date Bars
|All purpose flour||1 1⁄4 Cup (20 tbs)|
|Instant coffee powder||2 Tablespoon|
|Baking powder||1 Teaspoon|
|Sugar||1 Cup (16 tbs)|
|Finely chopped pitted dates||1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)|
|Coarsely chopped walnuts||1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)|
1. Measure flour, instant coffee, baking powder and salt into a sifter.
2. Beat eggs until light in medium-size bowl with electric mixer at high speed; beat in sugar slowly until thick; stir in dates and walnuts. Sift flour mixture over and fold in. Spread in a 13x9x2-inch baking pan.
3. Bake in moderate oven (350°) 35 minutes, or until a wooden pick inserted in center comes out clean. Cool in pan on wire rack; cut into 36 bars.