These bars are made without butter.
INGREDIENTS (for 4 servings):
- 1 1/3 cups all-purpose flour
- 1 teaspoon baking powder
- 1/4 teaspoon salt
- 4 eggs
- 1 cup honey
- 2 teaspoons almond extract
- 1 cup dates, pitted and chopped
- 1 cup chopped almonds
- 1/3 cup confectioners' sugar for decoration
Combine flour, baking powder and salt and set aside. Beat eggs in a large bowl until thick and lemon colored. Beat in honey and almond extract.
Gradually add in dry ingredients blending well. Stir in dates and almonds. Spread evenly in a 13 x 9 inch greased pan.
Bake at 350 degrees F (175 degrees C) 12-15 minutes until lightly brown on top. Cool 2 minutes in pan. Cut into bars. When cool, sprinkle with confectioners' sugar.