Auntie Janet's Date Bars
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INGREDIENTS
  • Cooking Time: 15
  • Servings: 72
  • Preparation Time: 90
  • 1 c butter
  • 1 1/4 c sugar
  • 3 eggs
  • 1 t baking soda
  • 2 t water
  • 8 oz dates, chopped
  • 3 c flour
  • 1/4 t cinnamon
  • 1/4 t nutmeg
  • dash salt
DIRECTIONS
  1. Cream butter and sugar
  2. Add 1 egg at a time
  3. Blend baking soda and water, add to mixture
  4. Add chopped dates
  5. Sift baking soda, flour, cinnamon, nutmeg, and salt together and slowly incorporate to mixture
  6. Roll dough into ¾” rolls, cutting into 10” lengths
  7. Wrap in plastic and chill well
  8. Place 2 rolls per cookie sheet, flatten each roll to ¼ “ thick
  9. Bake at 350 degrees for 15 minutes
  10. While hot, cut into diagonal slices 1 ½” wide
RECIPE BACKSTORY
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