Date Dreams Recipe


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 Butter/Shortening1⁄3 Cup (5.33 tbs)
 Grape nuts1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
 Firmly packed brown sugar1 Cup (16 tbs)
 Egg1 , slightly beaten
 Vanilla1 Teaspoon
 Flour1 Cup (16 tbs)
 Baking powder1⁄2 Teaspoon (Calumet)
 Soda1⁄8 Teaspoon
 Salt1⁄4 Teaspoon

Nutrition Facts

Serving size: Complete recipe

Calories 2019 Calories from Fat 597

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 68 g104.2%

Saturated Fat 40.3 g201.3%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 372.7 mg

Sodium 1077.2 mg44.9%

Total Carbohydrates 336 g112.1%

Dietary Fiber 5.6 g22.2%

Sugars 223.6 g

Protein 22 g44.6%

Vitamin A 53.3% Vitamin C

Calcium 43.6% Iron 80.2%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet


Melt shortening in saucepan.
Add cereal and cook about 1 minute.
Add sugar and mix well.
Stir in egg and vanilla.
Sift flour once, measure, add baking powder, soda, salt, and sift again.
Add flour mixture to cereal mixture, a small amount at a time, mixing well after each addition.
With last addition of flour, blend in 3/4 cup Baker's Coconut, cut into fine pieces.
Use recipe for Butterscotch Dream Bars.
With last addition of flour, stir in 1/2 cup cut dates.
Spread into a greased 8x8x2-inch pan and bake in moderate oven (350°F) about 25 minutes.
Cut into bars.