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DATE BARS Recipe

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Contributor:  
Contributor:  
TRUDY WALGREN

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Ingredients:  
Ingredients:  
2 C Chopped Dates
1 C. packed Brown Sugar divided
1 C plus 1 T Flour divided
1 C. Hot Water
1 tsp Vanilla
1 tsp Soda
2 C Old-Fashioned Oats
3/4 C. Butter melted

Directions:
Directions:
Oven 375. In small saucepan, combine dates, C brown sugar and 1 T flour. Add water and simmer 10 minutes. Stir in vanilla.

Combine remaining sugar & flour, soda and oats. Add melted butter and mix well.

Spread half of oatmeal mixture in bottom of 8x8 pan. Spread date mixture over oatmeal base, sprinkle remaining oatmeal mixture over top . Press lightly into dates. Bake 20 minutes. Allow to cool 15 minute before cutting into 16 squares or cut 9 squares and serve warm with vanilla ice cream.

Recipe doubles well.

 

 

 

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