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Cherry Date Bars

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Ingredients
  Thin orange slices 2 , quartered (Unpeeled)
  Water 1 Cup (16 tbs)
  Sugar 1⁄3 Cup (5.33 tbs)
  Corn starch 2 Tablespoon
  Salt 1⁄8 Teaspoon
  Pitted dates 2 Cup (32 tbs)
  Maraschino cherries 12
Directions

MAKING
1. In a container of food processor, add orange slices, water, sugar, cornstarch and salt and ½ of the dates and blend them by running the PUREE blade for about 20 seconds.
2. Stop the motor and push the ingredients towards blade by using rubber spatula.
3. Stir in the remaining half of dates.
4. Run the PUREE blade for another 20 seconds until the dates are finely chopped.
5. Pour the date mixture into saucepan.
6. Chop the cherries in a food processor, by running the PURSE blade for about 2-3 seconds until it is coarsely chopped.
7. Blend with date mixture.
8. Cook the mixture by stirring constantly until it gets thickened.
9. Cool.

SERVING
10. Serve cherry date bars with coffee during breakfast or afternoon tea.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Easy
Cuisine: 
American
Course: 
Snack
Method: 
Baked
Dish: 
Cookie
Occasion: 
Halloween
Interest: 
Party

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