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  • Serves: 16 Servings

Grandmother's Date Bars

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Category: Desserts

 Ingredients List

  • 1/2 lb Dates; cut into 1/2" thick
  • -cubes
  • 3/4 c Water
  • 1 tb Honey
  • 1 c Toasted walnut pieces
  • 3/4 c Brown sugar
  • 1 c Unsalted butter
  • 2 1/2 c Rolled oats
  • 2 c Flour
  • 1 ts Baking soda
  • 1 ts Vanilla extract
  • 2 tb Milk


Preheat oven to 350 degrees. In a 1-quart saucepan, combine dates, the
water, and honey. Bring to a boil, reduce the heat, and simmer for 7
minutes. Cool for 10 minutes. Stir in walnuts. Reserve. In a large mixing
bowl, crumble together brown sugar, butter, rolled oats, flour, and baking
soda. In a small bowl, mix vanilla and milk, then stir into dry ingredients
to form a crumbly mixture. Pat two thirds of the crumbly mixture onto the
bottom of an 8-inch-square baking pan. Spread date mixture onto crumbs.
Sprinkle remaining crumbly mixture on top. Bake until lightly browned (35
to 40 minutes).

NOTES : Yield: 16 squares.

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