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Date Bars Recipe

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Contributor:  
Contributor:  
Grandma Bertha Evans
Added: Sunday, January 30, 2011

Category:
Category:

Ingredients:  
Ingredients:  
1 cup flour
1 cup brown sugar
2 1/2 cups oatmeal
1 cup shortening
1 1/2 pound of dates

Directions:
Directions:
Preheat oven to 350. Sift flour and salt together. Add sugar and oats. Cut in shortening making a crumbly mass. Press half the mixture in a 9 X 13 pan. Add filling. Press remainder of dry mixture on top. Bake 45 minutes.

Filling
Cook dates with a little water until a soft paste.

To make with fruit
! large can of pineapple or cherries, with 1/4 cup sugar and 1 tbsp. cornstarch. Cook slowly until thick and clear. Add 1 tsp. lemon juice. Assembles as above and bake.

Number Of Servings:
Number Of Servings:
12-18
Preparation Time:
Preparation Time:
30 minutes

 

 

 

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