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Orange Glazed Date Bars

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Ingredients
  All purpose flour 1 1⁄2 Cup (24 tbs), sifted
  Baking soda 3⁄4 Teaspoon
  Salt 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Packed brown sugar 3⁄4 Cup (12 tbs)
  Chopped pitted dates 1 1⁄4 Cup (20 tbs)
  Water 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Soft butter 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Eggs 3 , beaten
  Milk 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Orange juice 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Chopped pecans 1 Cup (16 tbs)
Directions

Sift flour, baking soda, and salt together.
Combine brown sugar, dates, and water in a large saucepan.
Cook over medium heat, stirring constantly until dates soften.
Remove from heat and stir in butter.
Add eggs and mix well.
Add dry ingredients to date mixture; stir until blended.
Add milk and orange juice gradually, mixing well.
Stir in nuts.
Bake at 350°F about 30 minutes.
Cool completely in pan on wire rack.
Spread glaze over top and cut into bars.
3 TO 4 DOZEN COOKIES ORANGE GLAZE: Combine 2 tablespoons soft butter, 1 1/2 cups sifted confectioners' (icing) sugar, 1 1/2 teaspoons grated orange peel, and 2 1/2 tablespoons orange juice; beat until smooth.

Recipe Summary

Cuisine: 
Canadian
Method: 
Baked
Restriction: 
Vegetarian

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