Oatmeal Cookie Bars

Oatmeal Cookie Bars

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"These bars taste just like oatmeal cookies!"

Ingredients

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Nutrition

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  • Calories:
  • 103 kcal
  • 5%
  • Fat:
  • 3.4 g
  • 5%
  • Carbs:
  • 18.1g
  • 6%
  • Protein:
  • 0.9 g
  • 2%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 0 mg
  • 0%
  • Sodium:
  • 26 mg
  • 1%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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Directions

  1. Preheat oven to 400 degrees F. Grease a 9x13 inch pan.
  2. To make Filling: In a saucepan over low heat, combine dates, water, white sugar, and lemon juice. Heat for about 8 minutes, or until thick. Set aside to let cool.
  3. To make Pastry: In a large bowl, combine flour, brown sugar, oats and salt. Mix until well blended. Add in shortening until mixture forms into coarse crumbs.
  4. Press half of pastry mix into pan. Cover with date mixture and spread remaining pastry mix over the top.
  5. Bake 20 to 25 minutes until golden brown. Let cool on wire rack before cutting.
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I gave this five stars in that it is a quite versatile recipe. I have boiled up raisins in half water and half lemon juice. I added 1/2 tablespoon corntarch mixed with 2 tablespoons of water to ...

This was great. My husband asks for them on a weekly basis. One note, press down slightly on the top layer of oatmeal...tastes better.

Very good. Taste alot like cereal bars but better. I used butter flavored Crisco and added a little cinnamon to the oatmeal mixture. Thanks for the recipe!