Date and Nut Slices

Date and Nut Slices

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Easy, quick, irresistibly delicious – that describes the Date and Nut Slice best of all.

A mouth-watering combo of dates and condensed milk cooked in butter is further enhanced with a generous dose of mixed dried fruits, all of which is then prepared into handy-sized slices.

Store it in an airtight container, to enjoy anytime you wish. Put some in your kids’ snack box, or carry a few to office; you will love to bite into it any time of the day.

Date and Nut Slices recipe - How to make Date and Nut Slices

Preparation Time:    Cooking Time:    Total Time:     12Makes 12 slices
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For Date and Nut Slices Recipe
3/4 cup chopped black seedless dates
3/4 cup chopped dried fruits
1 tsp butter
2 tbsp condensed milk
5 to 8 saffron (kesar) strands
a pinch of cardamom (elaichi) powder
butter for greasing

For date and nut slices recipe

    For date and nut slices recipe
  1. Heat the butter in a broad non-stick pan, add the condensed milk and dates, mix well and cook on a medium flame for 1 to 2 minutes, while stirring occasionally.
  2. Remove the mixture into a deep bowl, add the dry fruits, saffron and cardamom powder and mix very well.
  3. Take a foil on a clean, dry surface and grease it with little butter.
  4. Place the mixture on one end of the foil to form a cylindrical roll.
  5. Roll it tightly and seal the edges. Refrigerate for 30 minutes.
  6. Remove from the foil, cut into 12 mm. (1/2”) slices.
  7. Serve immediately or store in an air-tight container and use as required.
Nutrient values (Abbrv) per slice
Energy63 cal
Protein1.6 g
Carbohydrates5.6 g
Fiber0.8 g
Fat3.8 g
Cholesterol0.6 mg
Sodium4.3 mg
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FAQ for date and nut slices

    FAQ for date and nut slices
  1. Q. How long  can date and nut slices be stored I want to send it to my son who stays in a hostel? A. Hi, it will stay good for a week.. make sure to store date and nut slices in an air-tight container.
  2. Q. Can i use ghee instead of butter in  date and nut slices.  A. Hi, yes you can use ghee in date and nut slices.
  3. Q. What are dried fruits in date and nut slices ? A. They are nuts. See here for explanation of what are dried fruits? Dried fruits are basically a mix combo of cashew, almond, walnuts, pistachio etc.


Date and Nut Slices
 on 01 Aug 20 12:09 PM

Can I use ghee instead of butter?
Tarla Dalal
05 Aug 20 04:13 PM
   Hi, Yes you can use ghee.
Date and Nut Slices
 on 23 Oct 19 07:05 PM

How long it can be stored I want to send it to my son who stays in a hostel
Tarla Dalal
25 Oct 19 12:04 PM
   Hi, It will stay good for a week.. make sure to store it in an air-tight container.
Date and Nut Slices
 on 06 Nov 18 02:29 AM

The ingredients list and method do not mention nuts. Is the condensed milk from a tin?
Tarla Dalal
06 Nov 18 08:56 AM
   Hi Judi, The recipe mentions 3/4 cup chopped dried fruits and yes, the condensed milk is from the tin.
Date and Nut Slices
 on 04 Nov 18 06:02 PM

You didn''t list nuts in the recipe: how much?
Tarla Dalal
05 Nov 18 09:20 AM
   We have mentioned 3/4 cup mixed dried fruits
Date and Nut Slices
 on 02 Nov 16 07:34 PM

When to use icing sugar? It''s not mentioned anywhere in the recipe.
Tarla Dalal
06 Nov 18 09:00 AM
   There was an error in the recipe. We have rectified it.
Date and Nut Slices
 on 06 Apr 15 03:57 PM

crunchy nuts with natural sweet of the dates, makes the it very healthy, and good option for growing kids. I make this often and store it in fridge.
Date and Nut Slices
 on 05 Mar 13 08:58 AM

This is a nice healthy bar of dates and mixed nuts flavored with condensed milk and coated with icing sugar. My elder daughter loved it and i can keep eating it. Much healthier than other bars and its home made and fresh.