Combine butter and sugar in a medium mixing bowl; stir well. Add egg; stir until smooth. Combine flour, baking powder, and salt; add to sugar mixture. Fold in dates and pecans.
Spoon batter into a greased and floured 9-inch square baking pan. Bake at 325° for 30 minutes. Cool slightly in pan; cut into 2- x 1-inch bars. Remove to wire racks to cool completely.
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