1 1/2 Dates
1/4 Milk
4 Cream Cheese
2 Flour
1/2 Baking Soda
1/2 Salt
1/2 Butter
3/4 Brown Sugar
2 Eggs
1 Vanilla Extract
3/4 Sour Cream
1/2 Plain Yogurt
2 Butter
2 Milk
2 Powdered Sugar
1/4 Vanilla


In saucepan cook dates, milk and cream cheese over medium-low heat until dates are soft and mixture is blended.
Cream butter and sugar, add eggs, vanilla and sour cream or yogurt and mix well.
Mix baking soda and salt with flour and add to mixture, mixing well.
Stir in by hand, slightly cooled date mixture and nuts.
Spread in greased 15×10 jellyroll pan.
Bake at 350° for 20-25 minutes until lightly browned.
Brown the butter on low heat, be careful not to burn.
Stir into remaining ingredients, beat until smooth.,
Add small amount of milk if icing is too thick; spread over warm bars.