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Plantation Fruit Bars

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Ingredients
  Shortening 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)
  Sugar 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Egg 1
  Molasses 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Sifted flour 2 Cup (32 tbs)
  Salt 1⁄4 Teaspoon
  Soda 1⁄4 Teaspoon
  Baking powder 1 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Milk 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Nuts 1 Cup (16 tbs), chopped
  Dates 1 Cup (16 tbs), chopped
Directions

GETTING READY
1. Preheat oven to 350°F.

MAKING
2. Blend shortening and sugar till creamy, fluffy and slight. Beat molasses and egg into the mixture. Sieve flour, soda, baking powder and salt and add to the creamed mixture and milk, taking turns. Add nuts and dates.
3. Take a 8 X 12 inch greased baking pan and bake for 25 to 30 minutes.
4. Allow to cool and cut into 1 X 2 inch bars.

SERVING
5. Serve immediately.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Easy
Cuisine: 
European
Course: 
Snack, Fruit Dessert
Method: 
Baked
Restriction: 
Lacto Ovo Vegetarian
Preparation Time: 
25 Minutes
Cook Time: 
30 Minutes
Ready In: 
55 Minutes
Servings: 
4

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