Molasses Date 'n' Nut Bars

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Mar. 31, 2013

Molasses, dates, and pecans... a dessert treat match-up made in heaven!


Eggs 1
Sugar 100 Gram (1/2 cup)
Fancy molasses 125 Milliliter (1/2 cup)
Melted butter 50 Milliliter (1/4 cup)
Vanilla 1/2 Teaspoon
Sifted flour 175 Gram (1 cup)
Coarse salt 1/2 Teaspoon
Baking soda 1/8 Teaspoon
Chopped nuts 85 Gram (3/4 cup, pecans used)
Chopped dates 190 Gram



1. Preheat oven to 350 degree F or 180 degree C.

2. Grease and line a 9-inch square cake pan with parchment paper. Set aside.


3. In a mixing bowl, whisk egg, and then add sugar, Fancy Molasses, butter and vanilla. Mix well.

4. In a separate bowl, combine flour, salt, and baking soda. Mix well.

5. Add dry mixture, nuts and dates into the bowl with wet ingredients. Mix thoroughly.

6. Pour batter into the square cake pan, spread evenly and pop it in oven. Bake for about 40 minutes.

7. Remove from oven and let it cool completely on a rack.


8. Cut into bars and serve.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: Easy
Cook Time: 40 Minutes
Ready In: 40 Minutes
Servings: 10

Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Calories 287Calories from Fat 84

 % Daily Value*

Total Fat 9 g13.8%

Saturated Fat 3 g15%

Trans Fat 0 g


Sodium 142 mg5.92%

Total Carbohydrates 49 g16.3%

Dietary Fiber 2 g8%

Sugars 29 g

Protein 5 g10%

Vitamin A % Vitamin C %

Calcium % Iron %

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet