Total Time
40mins
Prep 15 mins
Cook 25 mins

these are chewy moist bars

Ingredients Nutrition

Directions

  1. Preheat oven to 350*.Lightly butter a 9" square pan.
  2. Finely chop the dates and orange zest in a food processor.
  3. With the motor running, gradually add the hot water to moisten the dates. Transfer to a large bowl.
  4. Add 1 cup of the powdered sugar, the eggs, oil and lemon juice.
  5. Beat with a wooden spoon until blended. Add the flour, cinnamon and salt, stir until blended.
  6. Spread the batter into the prepared pan. Bake for 25 minutes, or unti the edges begin to pull away from the sides of the pan.
  7. Cool on wire rack before cutting into bars.
  8. Place the remaining 1 cup of powdered sugra on a plate and roll the bars in the sugar to coat them.
  9. These keep especially well.