Date Chocolate Chip Bars


  • 1 cup dates, cut up
  • 1 1/2 cup boiling water
  • 1 tsp. baking soda
  • 1/2 cup shortening
  • 1 cup sugar
  • 2 eggs
  • 1 1/4 cups + 3 Tbsp. flour
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  • 1/4 tsp. salt
  • 3/4 tsp. baking soda


Bring dates, water and baking soda to a boil; let cool. Then cream together shortening, sugar and eggs. Sift flour, salt and soda together and add to creamed mixture. Add date mixture. Mix well and press onto lightly greased jelly roll pan. Then mix together 1 package chocolate chips, 1/2 cup sugar, 1/2 cup walnuts and sprinkle over batter. Bake at 350 degrees F for about 20 minutes.

By Robin from Washington, IA


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