Fruity Walnut Bars Recipe

Fruity Walnut Bars are the most irresistible snack. Here's the recipe for this wonderful treat, filled with the goodness of walnuts and prunes. Try them out and let me know how it turned out for you.
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Preparation Time25 MinCooking Time30 Min
Ready In55 MinDifficulty LevelEasy
Health IndexAverageCuisine
VegetarianMain Ingredient
Interest Group


 Shortening1⁄3 Cup (5.33 tbs)
 Sugar1 Cup (16 tbs)
 Sifted flour3⁄4 Cup (12 tbs)
 Cocoa3 Tablespoon
 Salt1⁄2 Teaspoon
 Baking powder1⁄2 Teaspoon
 Vanilla1⁄2 Teaspoon
 Walnuts1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
 Cooked prunes1 Cup (16 tbs)

Nutrition Facts

Serving size: Complete recipe

Calories 2420 Calories from Fat 1026

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 118 g181.5%

Saturated Fat 27 g135.1%

Trans Fat 9 g

Cholesterol 423 mg

Sodium 1327.5 mg55.3%

Total Carbohydrates 340 g113.2%

Dietary Fiber 23.2 g92.9%

Sugars 203.3 g

Protein 39 g77.4%

Vitamin A 9.9% Vitamin C 1.1%

Calcium 36.1% Iron 79.1%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet


1) Grease a 9-inch-square pan.

2) In a saucepan, heat shortening.
3) Add in the sugar and eggs and beat well.
4) Sift together flour, cocoa, salt, and baking powder.
5) Stir into the shortening mix.
6) Mix in the vanilla, walnuts, and prunes.
7) Transfer the batter into the square pan.
8) Place in the oven at 350° F and bake for 25 to 30 minutes.
9) Cool.

10) Cut into bars and serve.