Chocolate Chip Bars
4 ounces pitted dates
1/2 cup water
3/4 teaspoon vanilla
1/3 cup firmly packed brown sugar
1/3 cup granulated sugar
1 egg white
1 cup all-purpose flour
1/2 teaspoon baking soda
1/2 cup chocolate chips
Heat oven to 375 degrees F.
Coat an 8 x 8 x 2-inch baking pan with nonstick cooking spray.
Microwave dates and water, on high, in microwave-safe dish, covered, until very soft, 5 minutes; stir every minute.
Puree with vanilla in food processor.
Scrape into a bowl.
Beat in sugars. Then beat in egg white until blended.
Combine the flour, baking soda and salt in a small bowl.
Stir into puree until well combined.
Stir in chocolate chips.
Scrape into prepared pan.
Bake in 375 degree F oven for 14 to 15 minutes. Transfer pan to wire rack to cool. Cut into bars. Makes 32 bars.