Rating: 4.5 stars
24 Ratings
  • 5 star values: 14
  • 4 star values: 7
  • 3 star values: 3
  • 2 star values: 0
  • 1 star values: 0

These bars taste just like oatmeal cookies!

Recipe Summary

Servings:
48
Yield:
4 dozen
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Ingredients

48
Original recipe yields 48 servings
The ingredient list now reflects the servings specified
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Directions

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  • Preheat oven to 400 degrees F. Grease a 9x13 inch pan.

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  • To make Filling: In a saucepan over low heat, combine dates, water, white sugar, and lemon juice. Heat for about 8 minutes, or until thick. Set aside to let cool.

  • To make Pastry: In a large bowl, combine flour, brown sugar, oats and salt. Mix until well blended. Add in shortening until mixture forms into coarse crumbs.

  • Press half of pastry mix into pan. Cover with date mixture and spread remaining pastry mix over the top.

  • Bake 20 to 25 minutes until golden brown. Let cool on wire rack before cutting.

Nutrition Facts

103 calories; protein 0.9g; carbohydrates 18.1g; fat 3.4g; sodium 26mg. Full Nutrition
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