Not Your Usual Date Bars

Recipe by Dorel
READY IN: 55mins




  • In saucepan cook dates, milk and cream cheese over medium-low heat until dates are soft and mixture is blended.
  • Cream butter and sugar, add eggs, vanilla and sour cream or yogurt and mix well.
  • Mix baking soda and salt with flour and add to mixture, mixing well.
  • Stir in by hand, slightly cooled date mixture and nuts.
  • Spread in greased 15x10 jellyroll pan.
  • Bake at 350° for 20-25 minutes until lightly browned.
  • ICING:
  • Brown the butter on low heat, be careful not to burn.
  • Stir into remaining ingredients, beat until smooth.
  • Add small amount of milk if icing is too thick; spread over warm bars.