Noel Fruit Bars

Author: Canadian Living

These sweet, rich, dense bars taste somewhat like Christmas cake with icing.

  • Portion size 20 servings

Ingredients

  • 2 eggs
  • 1 cup icing sugar
  • 1/4 cup butter melted
  • 3/4 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1 1/2 teaspoon baking powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1 cup chopped walnuts
  • 1 cup chopped date
  • 3/4 cups mixed candied fruit
Icing:
  • 1/4 cup butter softened
  • 1 cup icing sugar sifted

Method

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In large bowl and using electric mixer, beat eggs with icing sugar until light and fluffy. Stir in melted butter.

Whisk together flour, baking powder and salt ; stir into egg mixture. Stir in nuts, dates and candied fruit. Spread in greased 8-inch (2 L) square cake pan.

Bake in centre of 325°F (160°C) oven for 30 to 35 minutes or until top is golden and centre is firm to the touch. Let cool in pan on rack.

Icing: In bowl, beat butter until light; gradually beat in icing sugar until fluffy. Spread over cooled bars.

Nutritional facts <b>Per bar:</b> about

  • Sodium 131 mg
  • Protein 2 g
  • Calories 192.0
  • Total fat 9 g
  • Cholesterol 34 mg
  • Saturated fat 3 g
  • Total carbohydrate 27 g

%RDI

  • Iron 4.0
  • Fibre 0.0
  • Folate 5.0
  • Sodium 0.0
  • Sugars 0.0
  • Calcium 2.0
  • Protein 0.0
  • Calories 0.0
  • Total fat 0.0
  • Vitamin A 5.0
  • Vitamin C 3.0
  • Potassium 0.0
  • Cholesterol 0.0
  • Saturated fat 0.0
  • Total carbohydrate 0.0
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