Date-Walnut Bars

Five ingredients is all you need to have these date and walnut bars ready – made using Pillsbury® Refrigerated Sugar Cookies – an elegant dessert!

  • prep time 35 min
  • total time 1 hr 20 min
  • ingredients 5
  • servings 16

Ingredients

1/2
(18-oz.) pkg. Pillsbury™ Refrigerated Sugar Cookies
1
(8-oz.) pkg. chopped dates
1/2
cup sugar
2
eggs
1/3
cup chopped walnuts
  • 1 Heat oven to 350°F. Break up cookie dough into ungreased 8-inch square pan. Press dough in bottom of pan to form crust.
  • 2 Bake at 350°F. for 12 to 17 minutes or until edges are golden brown.
  • 3 Meanwhile, in medium saucepan, combine dates, sugar and eggs; stir to combine. Cook over medium-low heat for 8 to 10 minutes or until mixture is very thick, stirring frequently to prevent scorching.
  • 4 Remove crust from oven. Spread date mixture evenly over partially baked crust to within 1/4-inch of edges. Sprinkle with walnuts.
  • 5 Return to oven; bake an additional 10 minutes. Cool 45 minutes or until completely cooled. Cut into bars.
  • Nutrition Information

    NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

    Serving Size: 1 Bar
    Calories
    160
    (
    Calories from Fat
    45),
    % Daily Value
    Total Fat
    5g
    5%
    (Saturated Fat
    1g,
    1%
    ),
    Cholesterol
    30mg
    30%;
    Sodium
    65mg
    65%;
    Total Carbohydrate
    27g
    27%
    (Dietary Fiber
    1g
    1%
      Sugars
    21g
    21%
    ),
    Protein
    2g
    2%
    ;
    % Daily Value*:
    Vitamin A
    0%;
    Vitamin C
    0%;
    Calcium
    0%;
    Iron
    4%;
    Exchanges:
    1/2 Starch; 1 1/2 Fruit; 2 Other Carbohydrate; 1 Fat;
    *Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
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