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Chinese Chews

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The chinese chews are prepared with nuts, fruits and spiced with ginger. Prepared with a batter of fruit sugar, flour, butter and the fruit and nut goodies like walnuts, cherries, pineapple and dates, the baked chews may be rolled in fruit sugar too.
  Eggs 2
  Fruit sugar 1 Cup (16 tbs)
  Melted butter 3 Tablespoon
  Chopped pitted dates 1 Cup (16 tbs)
  Chopped walnuts/Walnuts 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Chopped candied cherries 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)
  Chopped candied pineapple 2 Tablespoon
  Slivered candied ginger 1 Teaspoon
  Sifted pastry flour 3⁄4 Cup (12 tbs)
  Baking powder 1 Teaspoon
  Salt 2⁄3 Teaspoon

Beat eggs well, gradually stir in sugar.
Add melted butter.
Combine dates, almonds, cherries, pineapple, ginger and add to first mixture.
Sift flour with baking powder and salt.
Sift dry ingredients into the first mixture and combine thoroughly.
Turn into a well greased 8 inch square pan and bake at 350F 30 to 40 minutes.
Cut in squares when cold or cut in squares while warm and roll into balls and coat with fruit sugar.

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Nutrition Facts

Serving size: Complete recipe

Calories 2843 Calories from Fat 756

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 84 g129.4%

Saturated Fat 29.2 g146.2%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 519.7 mg173.2%

Sodium 1881 mg78.4%

Total Carbohydrates 510 g169.9%

Dietary Fiber 22.5 g89.8%

Sugars 246 g

Protein 30 g60.7%

Vitamin A 32.2% Vitamin C

Calcium 56% Iron 83.7%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet


Chinese Chews Recipe