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Apricot - Date Bars

Rated as 4.75 out of 5 Stars

"A moist type bar cookie. Delicious!"
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servings 205
Original recipe yields 24 servings (4 dozen)


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  1. To Make Filling: Cook together the dates, drained cooked apricots, white sugar and apricot juice. Cook for about three minutes, or until it resembles jam.
  2. To Make Crust: Mix together melted shortening (part butter), brown sugar, all-purpose flour, baking soda, quick cooking oats, and vanilla.
  3. Press half of the crust mixture on bottom of well greased 9 x 12 x 2 inch pan. Cover with filling. Top with rest of crumbs. Press down gently.
  4. Bake for 30 minutes at 350 degrees F (175 degrees C).

Nutrition Facts

Per Serving: 205 calories; 7 34.5 2.3 0 57 Full nutrition

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These are great everyone LOVED them!!

My Mother, God rest her soul, use to make these every Christmas for our family. They are part of her memory to us and they are delicious.Easy to make a good tasting and moist.