Brown Sugar Date Nut Bars

The use of any other whole grain flours work well in this yummy dessert

Authored by: Polly Pitchford, Full Spectrum Health

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  • Cooking Time: 30 minutes one hour
  • Serves: 8
  • Suitable Diets: Vegetarian, Low Fat


  • 2/3 cup unbleached white flour
  • 2/3 cup dark brown sugar
  • 1/4 cup finely chopped pecans
  • 1 teaspoon cinnamon
  • 1/4 teaspoon Cardamom
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon baking powder
  • 1 cup finely chopped dates
  • 2 egg whites, lightly beaten


Preheat oven to 350 and lightly oil an 8 square baking pan. Set aside.Combine all ingredients except eggs stir well. Add eggs and stir until dry ingredients are moistened. Spoon batter into prepared baking pan bake until toothpick inserted into center comes out clean, about 25 minutes. Cool slightly before cutting.