Cookbook:Chinese Chews (Nut and Date Bars)

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Chinese Chews (Nut and Date Bars)
Category Caribbean recipes
Time45 minutes

Cookbook | Ingredients | Recipes | Cuisine | Caribbean cuisines | Cuisine of Trinidad and Tobago

Chinese chews are a bar cookie containing nuts and dried fruit. They have a chewy consistency.

Ingredients edit

Procedure edit

  1. Beat eggs until foamy. Add sugar and mix.
  2. Add flour and salt.
  3. Add vanilla, then the fruit and nuts. Mix well.
  4. Spread in greased 8-inch cake pan.
  5. Bake for about 30–35 minutes at 350°F (175°C) until golden brown.
  6. Cut into squares while still warm. Roll in icing sugar.

Notes, tips, and variations edit

  • Can be enjoyed on its own or with ice cream.
  • Cools to a firm consistency.