Favorite Chocolate Chip and Fruit Bars

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Total Time
45mins
Prep
15 mins
Cook
30 mins

I like making these bars in the fall and winter for after school snacks or for dessert. Recipe adapted from Bon Appetit (May 1986)

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Ingredients

Nutrition

Directions

  1. Preheat oven to 350°F.
  2. Spray an 11 x 17-inch pan (or cookie sheet) with Pam non stick cooking spray.
  3. Combine flour and baking soda in bowl and set aside.
  4. Cream butter (or margarine) with sugar.
  5. Add eggs one at a time.
  6. Alternately stir in raisins and flour mixture.
  7. Fold in remaining ingredients (dates-walnuts).
  8. Spread evenly in prepared pan.
  9. Bake for 30 minutes or until toothpick inserted in center comes out clean.
  10. Cool and then cut into bars.