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1hr 5mins

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Preheat oven to 375 degrees F.
  2. Butter a 13 x 9 inch baking pan.
  3. In a saucepan, combine apples, sugar, lemon juice and water and simmer, covered, stirring occasionally, for 5-10 minutes, or until apples are tender.
  4. 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.
  5. In a bowl, combine butter, brown sugar, salt, flour, walnuts and cinnamon and blend well.
  6. Press half of flour mixture evenly into prepared pan.
  7. Spread puree over, and crumble remaining flour mixture over puree, pressing lightly to form an even layer.
  8. Bake for 35-40 minutes, or until golden.
  9. Let cool completely.
  10. Cut into 36 bars.

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