Apple-Date-Nut Bars

Recipe by evelynathens
READY IN: 1hr 5mins
SERVES: 36
UNITS: US

INGREDIENTS

Nutrition
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DIRECTIONS

  • Preheat oven to 375 degrees F.
  • Butter a 13 x 9 inch baking pan.
  • In a saucepan, combine apples, sugar, lemon juice and water and simmer, covered, stirring occasionally, for 5-10 minutes, or until apples are tender.
  • Add dates and simmer, uncovered, stirring and mashing dates, for 3-5 minutes, or until dates are soft and mixture is almost smooth and let puree cool.
  • In a bowl, combine butter, brown sugar, salt, flour, walnuts and cinnamon and blend well.
  • Press half of flour mixture evenly into prepared pan.
  • Spread puree over, and crumble remaining flour mixture over puree, pressing lightly to form an even layer.
  • Bake for 35-40 minutes, or until golden.
  • Let cool completely.
  • Cut into 36 bars.
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