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    Molasses Date 'n' Nut Bars Recipe

    Le Gourmet TV

    by Le Gourmet TV

    Molasses, dates, and pecans… a dessert treat match-up made in heaven!

    1 egg beaten
    ½ cup (125 mL / 100g) sugar
    ½ cup (125 mL) Fancy Molasses
    ¼ cup (50 mL) melted butter
    ½ tsp (2 mL) vanilla
    1 cup (250 mL / 175g) sifted flour
    ½ tsp (2 mL) coarse salt
    ⅛ tsp baking soda
    ¾ cup (175 mL / 85g) chopped nuts (we like pecans)
    190g (7oz) chopped & pitted dates


    Pre-heat oven to 350°F (180ºC)
    Beat egg, and then add sugar, Fancy Molasses, butter and vanilla. Stir in sifted dry ingredients, nuts and dates. Mix thoroughly.
    Pour into a 9" square pan which has been greased and lined with parchment.
    Bake for about 40 minutes.
    Allow to cool on a rack then cut into bars.