Recipe by MARBALET
"The name says it all. A delicious bar cookie with rich date filling."
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dates, pitted and chopped
1 1/2 cups
1 3/4 cups
packed brown sugar
confectioners' sugar for dusting
I have used this recipe many times, and it is my husband's favorite. Two tips: use less dates, two cups at most, or they are too rich. Also, toast your walnuts before chopping them for the crust. The combo of toasted walnuts, butter, dates - SO good, and very similar to those my mom used to make. Thanks for the recipe.
The cookies were okay.. but just okay!
Great recipe! Look no further for a recipe producing that old-fashioned oatmeal wdates and nuts flavors without the hassle of making individual cookies! The filling is very rich (and there was plenty of it), so I cut the bars thin and had far more than 24. Deducted one star only because I had a hard time putting the top half of the pastry in place. Guess I need practice. Thanks Holly!
These cookies are SO good! I wish I could give them 10 stars. And not too hard to make! A spatula works best for spreading the layers. Thank you!
This is the best recipe for Date Bars I've ever tried - and I've tasted many. Worth the effort.
FINALLY A DATE NUT BAR LIKE THE ONES MY MOTHER USED TO MAKE. THANK YOU SO MUCH FOR SHARING THIS RECIPE. I HAVE SEARCHED FOR YEARS TRYING TO FIND THIS TYPE DATE NUT BAR - JUST LIKE THE BAKERY MAKES THEM!!! GREAT!!!
I used the recipe for the filling only and made hamantaschen. Excellent! Delicious and the cookies baked up quite nicely.
my oven might be off, but they needed another 12-15 minutes of cooking time....
I noticed there is no egg, and that may be why...all in all happy to have another recipe easily converted to a gluten-free dessert...I subbed the flour, combined rice, almond and gluten free flour....I always add a TBL of molasses to remove the aftertaste of the sourghum---it works every time!
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
Date Filled Cookie Bars
Serving Size: 1/24 of a recipe
Servings Per Recipe: 24
Amount Per Serving
** Calories: 279
** Calories from Fat: 102
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