Food For The Gods II

Food For The Gods II


"Need something to bring to your next pot luck with the Gods? This is heavenly."


servings 222 cals
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Original recipe yields 24 servings



  • Calories:
  • 222 kcal
  • 11%
  • Fat:
  • 14.5 g
  • 22%
  • Carbs:
  • 22.4g
  • 7%
  • Protein:
  • 2.8 g
  • 6%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 36 mg
  • 12%
  • Sodium:
  • 113 mg
  • 5%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C). Grease and flour a 9x13 inch pan.
  2. Melt butter. Add sugar, eggs, dates and nuts.
  3. Mix flour with baking soda. Add to date mixture and combine.
  4. Spread into 9x13 inch pan. Bake at 350 degrees F (175 degrees C) for 30 minutes. Cool and cut into bars.
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  1. 13 Ratings


We have been making a similar recipe for over 40 years. However, our recipe is much more nutritionally friendly.

Omigosh. This cake is superb! I used fresh dates which were lovely and sticky when pureed, and the cake perfumed the house beautifully when baking. We had this warm with cream; a bit of cara...

Very easy to make and turned out well too. Looks a little more appealing with powdered sugar sprinkled on top.

Very good. Everyone asks me for this recipe.

These are my husbands favorite bars. And I like that they are so easy to make. Thanks Mel for the recipe

I never made Food for the Gods, never even heard of it - but all I can say is WOW - delicious! Had my doubts when I was putting it together, but it is awesome - very simple too. Will definitel...

I've gotten great compliments for this recipe. Thanks!!!

Very nice...and easy to make...i loved making it with my daughter...

Um, wow! it was pretty good, but my dates only were choppable, so it was like adding raisins to the batter. Still good, but not a very heaven-bound dessert - more of an end-of-beach-day treat.