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    Date Crumble Bars

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    1 hrs

    10 mins

    50 mins

    Sydney Mike's Note:

    This recipe was found in the 2008 cookbook, Fruit!

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    1. 1
      Preheat the oven to 350 degrees F, then grease & line (with parchment) a 7"x11" cake pan.
    2. 2
      Combine the dates & orange juice in a saucepan & bring to a boil before turning the heat down to low ~ Cover the saucepan & simmer gently for 5 minutes to soften the dates.
    3. 3
      Remove from the heat & mash the date mixture until smooth, then set aside to cool.
    4. 4
      In a mixing bowl, beat together the butter & sugar, then stir in the oats & flour to form a crumbly mixture.
    5. 5
      Press half of this mixture into the base of the prepared pan to form a smooth base, then use a fork to prick the base all over.
    6. 6
      Bake for 10-12 minutes or until lightly golden.
    7. 7
      Spread the date paste over the cooked base & sprinkle the remaining crumbly mixture over that as a topping.
    8. 8
      Return to the oven & bake for another 30 minutes or until lightly golden.
    9. 9
      Remove from the oven, cut into 12 bars & allow to cool in the pan on a wire rack.
    10. 10
      Great served either warm or cold.

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    Ratings & Reviews:

    • on February 11, 2012


      Who could turn down a date with these sweet date bars? No one I have met as everyone who tasted them declared it was love at first bite. If you are a fan of dates and crumb toppings you must try these. I made as written and will make again, thanks for the post.

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    • on November 13, 2009


      Wow, are these awesome. A great recipe that needs to addtions/deletions. Loved by all I shared with. Made for SweetTraditions.

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    • on August 22, 2009


      Moist and yummy - no changes made to recipe at all . Rated highly by all family members !! Made for Holiday Tag.

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    Nutritional Facts for Date Crumble Bars

    Serving Size: 1 (82 g)

    Servings Per Recipe: 12

    Amount Per Serving
    % Daily Value
    Calories 292.8
    Calories from Fat 109
    Total Fat 12.2 g
    Saturated Fat 7.4 g
    Cholesterol 30.5 mg
    Sodium 204.7 mg
    Total Carbohydrate 44.8 g
    Dietary Fiber 2.6 g
    Sugars 26.2 g
    Protein 3.1 g

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