1 3/4 cups
1 1/2 cups
- Cook dates, sugar and water in heavy saucepan to the consistency of jam. Let cool.
- Cream shortening with the brown sugar.
- Sift flour, soda, and salt into the creamed mixture.
- Add oats and mix until well blended.
- Put half of oat mixture in a greased 13x9x2 pan.
- Press and flatten to cover the bottom.
- Spread with date filling.
- Cover with remaining oat mixture. Pat smooth.
- Bake for 30 minutes at 350 degrees.