Date Bars

1/2 c. dates
1 tsp. soda
1/2 c. prunes
1/4 tsp. salt
1/2 c. raisins
1 c. flour
1 c. water
1 tsp. vanilla
1 stick butter or margarine
1/2 c. chopped nuts
2 eggs

Boil together the dates, prunes, raisins and water. Add butter or margarine. Mix together eggs, soda, salt, flour, vanilla and nuts. Add batter to fruit mixture. Bake in 7-inch x 11-inch pan for 25 minutes, 350°.