A very old recipe for Chinese Chews, a traditionally southern Christmas bar cookie featuring nuts and dates.
Servings 42 pieces
- ¾ cup flour
- 1 cup sugar
- 1 tsp baking powder
- 1 cup chopped dates
- ¼ tsp salt
- 1 cup chopped pecans or walnuts
- 2 eggs
- Powdered sugar for dusting
Preheat the oven to 325 degrees. Grease an 8x8 pan and set aside.
In a large bowl, mix the flour, sugar, baking, powder, dates, salt, and nuts. Add eggs. Stir until all ingredients are thoroughly combined.
Spread into prepared pan.
Bake for 30-35 minutes or until knife inserted in center comes out clean.
Remove from oven and cool in pan for 10 minutes. Remove from pan, cut into small squares and dust with powdered sugar.
Serving: 1g | Calories: 56kcal | Carbohydrates: 9g | Protein: 1g | Fat: 2g | Saturated Fat: 1g | Cholesterol: 8mg | Sodium: 29mg | Potassium: 38mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 7g | Vitamin A: 13IU | Vitamin C: 1mg | Calcium: 11mg | Iron: 1mg