Orange and Walnut Shortbread Bars
These home baked energy bars are just perfect for kids. Loaded with almonds and dates and drizzled with orange essence, these are the best energy bars ever.
Orange and Walnut Shortbread Bars Recipe by Gurdip Kohli Punj

- European


- 3

Cooking Time

-15-20 Min


- Medium

Preparation Time

- 10 Min


  • 1 cup refined flour
  • 3 tbsp butter
  • 2 tbsp sugar
  • Milk
  • For Topping :2 eggs
  • 2 to 3 tbsp chopped almonds
  • 1 to 2 tbsp chopped dates
  • 1 to 2 tbsp orange zest
  • 1 to 2 tsp vanilla essence
  • ½ cup condensed milk
  • For Garnish: Colour candies


  1. 1

    For the dough mix refined flour, butter, sugar, and milk.
  2. 2

    Mix well to make a dough.
  3. 3

    Line the baking dish with the dough.
  4. 4

    Ensure there are no air gaps , tap evenly with hands.
  5. 5

    Bake in a pre heated oven for 10 min at 180'C.
  6. 6

    In another bowl, beat eggs, chopped almonds, chopped dates, orange zest, vanilla essence, and condensed milk.
  7. 7

    Pour this mixture on the baked biscuit and bake again.
  8. 8

    Unmould and cut into small bars.
  9. 9

    Arrange the bars in the serving plate.
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Chef Gurdip Kohli Punj has fond memories of the Gurudwara kitchen where her family rolled out chapattis, chopped vegetables, and stirred large pots of dal as 'sewa'. This was no mere chore for young Gurdip; she enjoyed cooking for people! She creates healthy dishes that are yummy too!

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