Wednesday, December 15, 2010

Date Bars

Date Filling:
3 cups cut-up pitted dates (1 pound)
1/4 cup sugar
1 1/2 cups water
  •  Cook all ingredients over low heat 10 mins. stirring constantly, until thickened,cool.
 Heat oven to 400, Grease rectangular pan 13x9x2 inches. Mix
1 cup brown sugar
1 cup margarine or butter, softened
1 3/4 cups flour or whole wheat flour
1/2 tsp. salt
1/2 tsp. baking soda
1 1/2 cups quick cooking oats
Mix until crumbly.Press half of the crumb mixture evenly in bottom of pan. Spread with date filling. Top with remaining crumb mixture, press lightly.Bake 25 to 30 mins.or until light brown; cool Cut into2x1 inch bars.

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