Pour 1 cup boiling water over dates and soda - let stand.
Melt 1 cube butter or margarine (not whipped) and pour over 1 cup white sugar. Beat 2 eggs and add to sugar mixture
Mix in 1-1/2 cups flour, a pinch of salt and 1 Tablespoon baking cocoa to mixture. Pour off water from dates for liquid and beat. Add dates and mix in.
Pour into greased and floured 11x13 pan. Chop 1 cup walnuts and sprinkle over batter. Chop a JUMBO Hershey bar and put on top of walnuts Bake at 375 degrees F for 30 minutes or until toothpick comes out clean.
Let cool in pan. cut like brownies. ENJOY With a cold glass of milk!
By Great Granny Vi from Moorpark, CA
This sounds delicious - but what is a "cube" of butter? Please let us know.
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