These old-fashioned crumb crust bars are comfort food at its finest.
3/4 cup evaporated milk
1 (8-ounce) package chopped dates
2 tablespoons sugar
1 teaspoon vanilla
1/2 cup firmly packed brown sugar
1/2 cup Land O Lakes® Butter softened
1 cup all-purpose flour
3/4 cup quick-cooking oats
1/2 teaspoon salt
1/2 teaspoon baking soda
1/2 teaspoon ground cinnamon
Heat oven to 400°F. Grease 8-inch square baking pan; set aside.
Combine evaporated milk, dates, sugar and vanilla in medium saucepan. Cook over medium-low heat, stirring occasionally, 8-10 minutes or until thickened. Remove from heat.
Beat brown sugar and butter on medium speed in large bowl until creamy. Add flour, oats, salt, baking soda, and cinnamon; beat at low speed until well mixed.
Press half of crust mixture onto bottom of prepared pan with floured fingers. Spread date filling over crust. Top with remaining crust mixture.
Bake 20-25 minutes or until golden. Serve warm.
Recipe courtesy of NESTLÉ® USA.
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I love dates so this recipe is fantastic. My teenage son loves these as well as my husband. They are very easy and quick to make and taste yummy!