Chocolate Chip Coconut Date Nut Bars

These were are hit at our family reunion this week.  A chewy sweet blonde bar, easy to make, bake, and take!

2 cups flour
1½ cups sugar
3/4 cup brown sugar
1 Tbl baking powder
1/2 cup non-fat dry milk
1/4 tsp salt
3/4 cup butter, melted
2 eggs
1 cup chopped dates
1 cup chopped walnuts
1 cup shredded coconut
1/2-3/4 cup mini chocolate chips

Preheat oven to 350°.  In large bowl, combine flour, sugar, brown sugar, baking powder, dry milk, and salt.  Add butter and eggs, beat with electric mixer on low speed for 30 seconds.  Beat on medium for 2 minutes.  Mix in dates, walnuts, coconut, and chocolate chips.  Spread in sprayed 13″x 9″ baking pan.  Bake 35-45 minutes or until edges are golden brown, and set in center.  Cool completely before cutting.

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2 thoughts on “Chocolate Chip Coconut Date Nut Bars

    • It is dehydrated milk, comes in powdered form. Made by Carnation, Milkman, Bob’s Red Mill, and many other brands. Can be found in the baking section at the grocery store.

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