Orange Zest Maple Date Bars

Orange Zest Maple Date Bars

Orange Zest Maple Date Bars is a lacto ovo vegetarian dessert. This recipe makes 8 servings with 470 calories, 4g of protein, and 13g of fat each. For $1.84 per serving, this recipe covers 11% of your daily requirements of vitamins and minerals. 14 people found this recipe to be delicious and satisfying. It is brought to you by Foodista. A mixture of orange zest, butter, ground flax seed, and a handful of other ingredients are all it takes to make this recipe so yummy. From preparation to the plate, this recipe takes roughly 45 minutes. Overall, this recipe earns a not so excellent spoonacular score of 35%. If you like this recipe, you might also like recipes such as Maple Whipped Sweet Potatoes with Orange Zest, Maple-Date Bars, and Maple-Date Bars.

1 3/4 cups chopped pitted dates (about 15 large medjool dates)
1 cup red quinoa
medjool dates
3/4 cup water
1 cup red quinoa
cup maple syrup
1 cup red quinoa
maple syrup
A few strips of orange peels or zest
1 cup red quinoa
orange zest

2/3 cup white sugar
1 cup red quinoa
granulated sugar
1/2 cup softened butter
1 cup red quinoa
1 cup of all-purpose flour (4.5 ounces)
1 cup red quinoa
wheat flour

1 cup rolled oats (instant rolled oats is fine)
1 cup red quinoa
rolled oats
1/4 teaspoon baking soda
1 cup red quinoa
baking soda
1/4 teaspoon salt
1 cup red quinoa
table salt

2 tablespoons ground flax seed (optional)
1 cup red quinoa
ground flaxseed


  • Step 1 : Pit the dates and chop them up into little pieces. In a medium sauce pan, combine water, dates and maple syrup and bring to a boil, stirring often. Once at a boil, add the citrus peels and stir. Turn the heat down to medium and cook down until most of the water is gone. When it starts to look like jam, its done.
  • Step 2 : Place sauce pan in a freezer to quickly cool down the mixture.
  • Step 3 : When date jam is cooled, preheat the oven to 400F and begin to prepare the rest of the recipe.
  • Step 4 : Combine flour, baking soda, salt and oats in a bowl and whisk together.
  • Step 5 : In another large mixing bowl, beat sugar and butter until creamy.
  • Step 6 : Add the dry ingredients to the butter and cream and mix with a spatula or large wooden spoon until completely mixed. The texture will look quite crumbly.
  • Step 7 : Coat a 13x9-inch metal baking pan with cooking spray. Then begin layering your ingredients carefully.
  • Step 8 : Layer half of the crumb mixture and press down in the pan to make the bottom layer crust.
  • Step 9 : B.CAREFULLY spread your date jam on top of the crumb crust using a spatula sprayed with some oil.
  • Step 10 : C.Finally, sprinkle the remainder of the crumb mixture on top of the date jam.
  • Step 11 : Bake for about 20-30 minutes, until the top is golden.
  • Step 12 : Cool completely before cutting.
  • This recipe is vegetarian. Vegetarian