Date Nut Bars
Heat oven to 350
1 cup unsalted butter
1/2 cup dark brown sugar
2 1/2 cups flour plus 4 Tablespoons flour
4 egg whites
2 teaspoons of baking powder
2 cups of chopped walnuts
2 cups of chopped dates
2 teaspoons of vanilla
1/4 teaspoon of salt
Powdered Sugar for sprinkling on top
Cut butter into brown sugar and 2 1/2 cups of flour. (I use the food processor) Press in to a cookie sheet and bake until light brown.
Beat egg whites until stiff. Mix in 4 T. of flour along with remaining ingredients. Spread over top of cookie base and bake until brown on top. Sprinkle with powdered sugar. Cut into squares.
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