Marzipan Date Bars

Recipe by ChefLee
READY IN: 50mins
SERVES: 9-12
YIELD: 9-12 bars
UNITS: US

INGREDIENTS

Nutrition
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DIRECTIONS

  • Preheat oven to 350 degrees F.
  • Cream butter and both sugars together in a large bowl.
  • Add egg and vanilla then blend well. Next add flour, baking soda, and cinnamon.
  • Add oats and dates and stir to blend.
  • Press half the date mixture into an ungreased 8X8 glass baking dish.
  • Roll the almond paste between 2 sheets of wax paper to form an 8X8 square.
  • Place the almond paste on top of the date layer in the dish and press into place.
  • Put the rest of the date mix on top of the marzipan layer and press it flat on top.
  • Bake uncovered for 30 minutes. Let cool for 10 minutes or more before cutting.
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