Chewy Date Bars

READY IN: 55mins
Recipe by DDW7976

Only 6 ingredients to make these tasty bars! A favorite at this house. Raisins could easily be substitued or maybe craisins.

Top Review by Laureen in B.C.

These were super easy to make I I really liked them for that, but they were not a big seller at the bake sale. Thanks

Ingredients Nutrition

  • 1 (18 1/4 ounce) package yellow cake mix (I recommend Betty Crocker SuperMoist yellow.)
  • 34 cup packed brown sugar
  • 34 cup butter, melted
  • 2 large eggs
  • 2 cups chopped dates
  • 2 cups chopped walnuts (optional)


  1. In a mixing bowl, combine dry cake mix and brown sugar.
  2. Add butter, and eggs.
  3. Beat for 2 minutes at medium speed.
  4. Stir in the dates and nuts.
  5. Spread into a greased 9 x 13" baking pan.
  6. Bake at 350° for 35-45 minutes or until edges are golden brown and a toothpick inserted near the center comes out clean.

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