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Old Fashioned Oatmeal-Date Squares Recipe

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Contributor:  
Contributor:  
Henry Roach and Family
Added: Sunday, May 17, 2009

Category:
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Ingredients:  
Ingredients:  
2 cups pitted dates
1/4 cup brown sugar
1 T. flour

Combine above ingredients and add 1 cup of hot water. Simmer for 10 minutes or until thickened.

Stir in 1 tsp. vanilla.

Directions:
Directions:
Combine:
1 cup sifted flour
1 tsp. baking soda
2 cups rolled oats

Add 3/4 cups melted butter or margarine gradually, while stirring. Spread 1/2 of oatmeal mixture in a greased or oiled pan.(approximately 12x8)

Cover with date mixture. Sprinkle with remaining oatmeal mixture - pat with a spoon.

Bake oven at 375 for 20 minutes.

Cool in pan. Cut into 2 in. squares.

 

 

 

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