These delicious homemade date bars are versatile enough to snack on from breakfast to dessert. Dates add a sweet chew to the crunch of pistachios and almonds, with a hint of ginger and toasted sesame seeds. And the whole thing comes together without any baking or oatmeal. They’re a great sweet and salty snack for any occasion.
|1-1/2 cups||(about 16 (2-inch)) coarsely broken gingersnap cookies||1 cup||coarsely chopped pecans||3/4 cup||coarsely chopped salted, roasted pistachios||6||large Medjool dates, pitted and chopped||1/4-1/2 cup||crystallized ginger, chopped||7||(1.45 oz. each) HERSHEY'S SPECIAL DARK Mildly Sweet Chocolate with Almonds Bars*||1/2 cup||(1 stick) butter||3 tablespoons||honey||1 tablespoon||toasted sesame seeds||Additional finely chopped pistachio and toasted sesame seeds for garnish|