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55 Ratings
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  • 3 star values: 2
  • 2 star values: 8
  • 1 star values: 7

Two crunchy oatmeal layers with a gooey date filling in between.



Original recipe yields 24 servings
The ingredient list now reflects the servings specified
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Instructions Checklist
  • Preheat oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C). Grease a 9 inch square baking pan.

  • To make filling: In a small saucepan, combine dates, brown sugar, and water. Bring to a boil and cook, stirring constantly for 10 minutes. Remove from heat.

  • To make the crust: Combine flour, oats, brown sugar, baking powder, and salt in large bowl. Cut in shortening until mixture becomes crumbly. Press half of crust evenly into baking pan. Spread date mixture over the top. Crumble remaining crust mixture over the top of date mixture.

  • Bake 20 to 25 minutes. Let cool on wire racks before cutting into bars.

Nutrition Facts

247 calories; protein 2.8g; carbohydrates 39.8g; fat 9.4g; sodium 74mg. Full Nutrition