Orange Glazed Date Nut Bars

READY IN: 40mins
Recipe by MadCatKim

This is adapted from "Simply Delicious Desserts" by Eagle Brand. Make sure you bake these long enough or they may be too chewy. These are a favorite with the older folks.

Top Review by mandabears

i must be really old, i liked these bars. the only challenge was finding the date bread mix. DH and I thoroughly enjoyed these and they will be a keeper.

Ingredients Nutrition

  • Bars

  • 12 cup butter, melted
  • 1 (16 5/8 ounce) package date bread mix
  • 1 (14 ounce) can sweetened condensed milk
  • 1 12 cups walnuts, chopped
  • 2 large eggs
  • 14 cup orange juice
  • 2 teaspoons freshly grated orange rind
  • 14 teaspoon salt
  • Glaze

  • 1 12 cups confectioners' sugar
  • 3 tablespoons fresh orange juice
  • 2 teaspoons freshly grated orange rind


  1. Preheat oven to 350°F.
  2. In a large bowl combine all ingredients for bars. Mix well.
  3. Pour into greased and floured 13x9" pan.
  4. Bake for 30 minutes or until golden.
  5. Cool.
  6. In a small bowl, mix glaze ingredients until smooth.
  7. Pour evenly oven date bread.
  8. Cut into bars.

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