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Oatmeal Bars - Grandma Tam's Recipe

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Contributor:  
Contributor:  
Page Kennedy

Category:
Category:

Ingredients:  
Ingredients:  
1 cup brown sugar
1 cups rolled oats
1 cups oat flour or wheat flour
tsp salt
1 tsp cinnamon
cup coconut oil
2 cups date filling
1 egg yolk (optional)
1 tbsp water

Directions:
Directions:
Measure sugar, rolled oats, salt and cinnamon into mixing bowl. Rub in the oil until crumbly. Spread half of the mixture in a shallow pan 8" x 12". Press level. Spread with date filling and put the remaining crumb mix on top. Brush with yolk and water. Bake at 400F for 20 - 25 minutes.
When cool, cut into squares.

Number Of Servings:
Number Of Servings:
24 squares
Preparation Time:
Preparation Time:
45 minutes
Personal Notes:
Personal Notes:
We took these on The Superior Coastal hike that we did with the kids in 2017...80kms, 5 days ......these bars were our lunch along with sunflower chocolate bars. They were the origional favourite and they keep well but by the last day Phynn and I gave ours away!

 

 

 

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