Sunday, January 23, 2011

Choo Choos - Date and Walnut Bar Cookies - Margaret Ullrich

Along with the raisins, you bought dates and walnuts.

Yeah, they do get stale.
Can't save them till next Christmas.

Here's an easy cookie recipe.

                        Choo Choos

grease an 8" square pan         
preheat oven to 350ยบ           
bake 30 min.
makes 24 bars

Mix together
3/4 Cup flour
1/2 teaspoon baking powder     
1/4 teaspoon salt
1 Cup sugar
Stir in
1 Cup chopped dates                 
3/4 Cup chopped walnuts
Beat until foamy
2 eggs                                   
blend in dry ingredients
turn into prepared pan
bake - cool - cut into bars

Still have a bag or two of dates?
Make a pan or two of Date Squares.
they're also known as Matrimonial Cake.

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