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Chocolate Chip Date Nut Bars

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Ingredients
  Boiling water 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)
  Dates 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs), chopped
  Sugar 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Butter 1⁄3 Cup (5.33 tbs), softened
  Egg 1
  Flour 1 Cup (16 tbs), sifted
  Salt 1⁄4 Teaspoon
  Baking powder 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Cocoa 2 Teaspoon
  Sugar 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)
  Semi-sweet chocolate pieces 3⁄4 Cup (12 tbs)
  Nuts 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)
Directions

In a small bowl pour boiling water over chopped dates.
Let cool.
Lightly grease and flour an 8-inch square, heat-resistant, non-metallic baking dish.
Set aside.
Cream 1/2 cup sugar and 1/3 cup butter until light and fluffy.
Add egg to creamed sugar mixture.
Blend well.
Sift together flour, salt, baking powder and cocoa.
Add date and flour mixture alternately to creamed butter and sugar mixture.
Pour batter into prepared dish.
Smooth top of batter with spatula.
In small bowl combine 1/4 cup sugar, semi-sweet chocolate pieces and nuts.
Sprinkle topping mixture on top of batter and press topping into batter lightly.
Heat, on roast for 7 to 8 minutes or until a wooden pick inserted in center comes out clean.
Let cool in pan 5 minutes.

Recipe Summary

Cuisine: 
American
Course: 
Snack
Method: 
Microwaving
Dish: 
Cookie
Ingredient: 
Nut

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