Make your own Date Bars

by on September 15, 2017
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Step by Step

  1. Grease bottom of baking pan with butter
Filling
  1. Chop 3 C dates and add 1 C * simple syrup.
  2. Cook, stirring frequently, until thickened – about 10 minutes
* Simple Syrup
  • 1 C water plus 1 C sugar
  • Bring to low heat and stir to dissolve

Bottom and Top Layers

  1. Pulse together 1 C packed brown sugar, 1 C cold butter, 2 C AP flour, 1 C raw oats, 1/2 tsp baking soda and 1/2 tsp salt

Assembly and Baking

  • Press 1/2 of the flour mixture into the bottom of the pan
  • Spread your filling over the mixture
  • Top with the other half of the flour mixture, lightly pressing to make even
  • Bake at 350° for 25-35 minutes or until browned.
  • Cool on a wire rack at least 5 minutes
  • Cut into bars while still warm

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