Old-Fashioned Date Bars Recipe

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Old-Fashioned Date Bars
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  1. Preheat oven to 375°F.
  2. Cream together butter and sugar until light and fluffy.
  3. Beat in eggs one at a time.
  4. Stir in vanilla.
  5. Mix together flour, baking powder, and baking soda; and gradually add to the creamed mixture.
  6. Fold in the dates and nuts.
  7. Spread the batter evenly in a greased 13x9 baking pan and bake at 375°F for 25 minutes or until golden.
  8. Cool in pan.
  9. Cut into approximately 24 bars.
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Nutrition Facts

Per ServingPer 100 g
Amount Per 1 Serving
Calories 5149.09 Kcal (21558 kJ)
Calories from fat 2098.03 Kcal
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 233.11g 359%
Cholesterol 523.03mg 174%
Sodium 5516.74mg 230%
Potassium 4140.55mg 88%
Total Carbs 759.83g 253%
Sugars 487.99g 1952%
Dietary Fiber 60.38g 242%
Protein 58.21g 116%
Vitamin C 1.2mg 2%
Vitamin A 1.1mg 38%
Iron 25.6mg 142%
Calcium 1366.6mg 137%
Amount Per 100 g
Calories 402.37 Kcal (1685 kJ)
Calories from fat 163.95 Kcal
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 18.22g 359%
Cholesterol 40.87mg 174%
Sodium 431.1mg 230%
Potassium 323.56mg 88%
Total Carbs 59.38g 253%
Sugars 38.13g 1952%
Dietary Fiber 4.72g 242%
Protein 4.55g 116%
Vitamin C 0.1mg 2%
Vitamin A 0.1mg 38%
Iron 2mg 142%
Calcium 106.8mg 137%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.
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  • salty
  • savory
  • bitter
  • sweet
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Weightwatchers Points

  • 121.6
  • 143

Good Points

  • saturated fat free,
  • good source of fiber

Bad Points

  • High in Sodium,
  • High in Sugar,
  • High in Total Fat

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