This buttery oatmeal bar is filled with dates and bring back memories.
3/4 cup water
1/4 cup firmly packed brown sugar
1 (8-ounce) package chopped dates
1 cup all-purpose flour
1 cup uncooked quick-cooking oats
1/2 cup firmly packed brown sugar
1/2 cup Land O Lakes® Butter softened
Grease 8-inch square baking pan; set aside.
Combine water, 1/4 cup brown sugar and dates in 1-quart saucepan. Cook over medium-high heat, stirring occasionally, 4-5 minutes or until mixture thickens and comes to a boil. Cool at least 30 minutes.
Heat oven to 350°F.
Combine all crust ingredients in bowl. Beat at low speed, scraping bowl often, until mixture resembles coarse crumbs. Reserve 1 cup.
Press remaining crumbs into prepared pan. Spoon filling over crust; sprinkle with reserved crumbs. Bake 30-35 minutes or until lightly browned. Cool completely. Cut into bars.
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This is a great recipe. I doubled the filling only because we like it a bit thicker. It is really one of those good old fashioned recipes that takes me back home!
This I just like our mom use to make years ago and is so good, I give it five stars,