I CAN DO ALL THINGS THROUGH CHRIST WHO STRENGTHENS ME (PHILIPPIANS 4:13).

Date Bars

Date Bars

Rusty and Lori love these when baked by Brenda White.

Ingredients

  • 1 3/4 C. plain flour

  • 1 1/2 C. brown sugar

  • 1 1/2 tsp baking soda

  • 3 C. quick oats

  • 1 1/4 C. butter (room temperature)

  • 1 pound chopped dates (28 oz.)

  • 1 C. sugar

  • 1 C. water

  • 1 C. finely chopped pecans

Instructions

  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees.
  2. Combine flour, brown sugar, baking soda, quick oats, and butter.
  3. Put 1/2 of mixture in the bottom of a 9 x 13" pan.
  4. Heat dates, sugar, water, and pecans in a saucepan and mix until it thickens.
  5. Spread over crumb mixture.
  6. Spread the rest of the crumb mixture over top.
  7. Bake at 350 degrees for 20 to 25 minutes.