Golden Fruit & Nut Bars

Recipe Submitted by Birdy ..|.. Category: Appetizers & Snacks

These make a really yummy Breakfast type bar.

Excerpted from my mother's cookbook.


  • 3/4 cup chopped pitted dates (I substitue with other dried fruit)
  • 1/2 cup sliced almonds
  • 1/4 cup finely chopped dried apricots
  • 1/2 tsp grated orange rind
  • 1/4 cup marg. or butter
  • 1/2 cup corn syrup
  • 1/3 cup brown sugar (firm packed in the measuring cup)
  • 1/2 tsp vanilla
  • 6 cups corn flakes


Step 1:
Mix first four ingredients, dates, almonds, apricots, rind

Step 2:
In a large heavy saucepan over low heat, melt butter. Stir in corn syrup and sugar. Cook over medium heat till sugar is dissolved. Allow to come to a full boil and remove from heat.

Step 3:
Stir in vanilla (into saucepan).

Step 4:
Add fruit & nut mixture and cornflakes, stir till evenly coated. Press into 9 x 9 pan.

Step 5:
Cool and cut.

Recipe from, Site Maintained by Donna Young, of