Date Bars

Recipe by Cookie Jarvis
READY IN: 1hr
SERVES: 32
YIELD: 32 bars
UNITS: US

INGREDIENTS

Nutrition
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DIRECTIONS

  • 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.
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