Lemon Glazed Date Sticks

Lemon Glazed Date Sticks


"These are tangy and sweet and VERY addicting. The recipe doubles well."


servings 154 cals
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Original recipe yields 12 servings



  • Calories:
  • 154 kcal
  • 8%
  • Fat:
  • 4.1 g
  • 6%
  • Carbs:
  • 29.2g
  • 9%
  • Protein:
  • 1.8 g
  • 4%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 21 mg
  • 7%
  • Sodium:
  • 89 mg
  • 4%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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  1. Sift the flour with baking powder and salt. Set aside.
  2. Beat egg and add sugar slowly. Blend in 1 tablespoon butter or margarine. Stir in dates and nuts. Gradually add flour mixture, mixing well.
  3. Pour into a greased 8x8 inch pan, spreading evenly. Bake at 325 degrees F (165 degrees C) for 25-30 minutes. Cool in pan on wire rack. Spread top with glaze and cut into 24 sticks.
  4. To Make Glaze: Combine 1 tablespoon milk, 1 tablespoon margarine, 1 cup confectioners' sugar, 1 teaspoon lemon juice, and 1/2 teaspoon grated lemon rind. Heat over low heat until well blended. Cool slightly before pouring over cookies.
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  1. 12 Ratings


For our 2nd wedding anniversary, my husband gave me a card that said "we can still have dates" along with a package of dates! I thought, what in the world will I do with these? So tonight, I ma...

i liked this recipe a lot. the richness of the fruit complements the tart acidity of the lemon. i substituted raisins for dates (plumped them up first by cooking them with enough water to cover ...

These are wonderful and easy to make. They are very sweet and addictive. I used a 9X9 pan and cut them into 36 little square pieces. Thank you for the recipe.

These were gone in a flash! I don't love dates, so I wasn't sure I'd like these, but they were so good that we couldn't stop eating them!

Just drizzle the glaze over the bars because it's too sweet.

Yummy! These are chewy and the lemon really makes it. I used whole wheat pastry flour instead, with no problems. My husband LOVES these served with lemon gelato! My 4 year old would only lick...

These were overly sweet, maybe because my chopped dates had sugar on them. I didn't notice that until after I baked them and then looked at the dates again and the second ingredient was sugar. ...

I liked the idea of this recipe better than the finished product. I also agree with Ralwattar's review that there isn't enough batter to fill the pan adequately. Maybe that would help. I ordinar...

I doubled this recipe and made it gluten free by subbing the flour and adding a half teaspoon of xanthum gum. Took to a party and they were a big hit, everybody loved them! When making the gla...