Oatmeal Cookie Bars

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These bars taste just like oatmeal cookies!

INGREDIENTS (for 4 servings):


  • Preheat oven to 400 degrees F. Grease a 9x13 inch pan.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • Press half of pastry mix into pan. Cover with date mixture and spread remaining pastry mix over the top.
  • Bake 20 to 25 minutes until golden brown. Let cool on wire rack before cutting.