Date-Walnut Bars

  • Prep 35 min
  • Total 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

Steps

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  • 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.

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Tips

Expert Tips

Prepare these bars up to two days in advance and cool them completely. Tightly wrap the bars in plastic wrap or foil, or place them in a resealable food storage plastic bag. For longer storage, freeze the wrapped bars for up to two weeks.

Nutritional Information

Nutrition Information

Nutrition Facts

Serving Size: 1 Bar
Calories
160
Calories from Fat
45
% Daily Value
Total Fat
5g
8%
Saturated Fat
1g
5%
Cholesterol
30mg
10%
Sodium
65mg
3%
Total Carbohydrate
27g
9%
Dietary Fiber
1g
4%
Sugars
21g
Protein
2g
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
0%
0%
Vitamin C
0%
0%
Calcium
0%
0%
Iron
4%
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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