Date Butterscotch Chews

My husband's grandmother had this recipe in her collection.


Date Butterscotch Chews

1/2 c butter
1 egg
1 c sifted flour
1/2 tsp baking powder
1 c light brown sugar
1 tsp vanilla
1 (8 oz) pkg. dates, chopped
1/2 c chopped nuts

Melt butter in pan. Add brown sugar and heat slowly until melted, stirring constantly. Cool slightly. Add egg and vanilla. Sift together flour and baking powder. Add to mixture in pan. Blend thoroughly and stir in diced dates and nuts. Bake in greased 8 inch pan for 30 min approximately in 350 degree oven. Cool and cut into squares.

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