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Fruited Molasses Bars

Ingredients
  Soft butter/Margarine 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Sugar 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Molasses 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Egg 1
  All purpose flour 1 Cup (16 tbs)
  Salt 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Ground cinnamon 1⁄4 Teaspoon
  Baking soda 1⁄8 Teaspoon
  Nuts 1 Cup (16 tbs), chopped
  Seedless raisins 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)
  Pitted dates 8 Ounce, cut up (1 Package)
  Cinnamon frosting 1 Cup (16 tbs)
Directions

Cream butter, sugar, and molasses and add egg, beating until light.
Add sifted dry ingredients, 3/4 cup of the nuts, the raisins, and dates; mix well.
Bake in greased and floured 9-inch square pan in preheated moderate oven (350°F.) for about 35 minutes.
While warm, dribble with Cinnamon Frosting and sprinkle with remaining nuts.
Cool in pan, and cut into 32 bars.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Easy
Cuisine: 
European
Preparation Time: 
15 Minutes
Cook Time: 
15 Minutes
Ready In: 
30 Minutes
Servings: 
6

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Nutrition Rank

Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Calories 880 Calories from Fat 348

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 39 g59.3%

Saturated Fat 13.8 g69.2%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 75.9 mg25.3%

Sodium 405.5 mg16.9%

Total Carbohydrates 131 g43.6%

Dietary Fiber 5.7 g22.7%

Sugars 97.4 g

Protein 10 g19.3%

Vitamin A 10.4% Vitamin C 0.55%

Calcium 12.6% Iron 17.1%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

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Fruited Molasses Bars Recipe