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Grandma Zak's Chinese Chews

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Ingredients

3/4 cup sifted flour
1/4 teaspoon salt
1 cup chopped dates
3 eggs
1 teaspoon baking powder
1 cup sugar
1 cup chopped walnuts

Instructions

Sift together all dry ingredients; add the dates, walnuts and eggs. Mix well. Put in a greased and floured 10x14-inch pan. Bake at 300 degrees for 30 mintues. When cool cut into bars.

Sharon Lacey
Davenport



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