Nut and Fruit Bars

Preparation info

  • Makes

    3 dozen

Appears in

Farm Journal’s Country Cookbook

Farm Journal’s Country Cookbook

By Nell B. Nichols

Published 1972

  • About

These cookies are cash catchers at Christmas food sales—they sell fast

Ingredients

  • 3 eggs
  • 1 tsp. vanilla
  • 1 c. sugar
  • 1 c. sifted flour
  • ½ tsp. salt
  • 1 tsp. baking powder
  • 1 c. chopped walnuts
  • 1 (8 oz.) pkg. pitted dates
  • 1 (6 oz.) jar maraschino cherries, drained
  • Confectioners sugar

Method

  • Combine eggs and vanilla. Beat well. Add sugar and flour sifted with salt and baking powder; blend well. Stir in nuts and fruits.
  • Bake in greased 15½ X 10½ X 1" jelly roll pan in moderate oven (350°) 30 minutes. Cool in pan on rack. Cut in 2" squares. Sprinkle with sugar. Store in airtight box.