Cookbook:Chinese Chews (Nut and Date Bars)

Chinese Chews (Nut and Date Bars)
Category Caribbean recipes
Servings 4
Time 45 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.



  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 variationsEdit

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