Date Bars

Date Bars
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These old-fashioned crumb crust bars are comfort food at its finest.
20 min
Prep Time
40 min
Total Time
16 bars

Ingredients

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

Directions

  1. Heat oven to 400°F. Combine evaporated milk, dates, sugar and vanilla in medium saucepan. Cook over medium-low heat, stirring occasionally, until thickened (8 to 10 minutes). Remove from heat.
  2. Beat brown sugar and butter on medium speed in large mixer bowl until creamy (1 to 2 minutes). Reduce speed to low. Add flour, oats, salt, baking soda and cinnamon.
  3. Press half of crust mixture onto bottom of greased 8-inch square baking dish with floured fingers. Spread date filling over crust. Top with remaining crust mixture.
  4. Bake for 20 to 25 minutes or until golden. Serve warm.
  5. Recipe courtesy of NESTLÉ® USA and www.VeryBestBaking.com

Recipe Tips

Nutrition Facts (1 bar)

Calories
180
Cholesterol
20mg
Carbohydrates
28g
Protein
2g
Fat
7g
Sodium
170mg
Dietary Fiber
0g

Recipe Comments and Reviews

Rating

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!

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