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Date Oatmeal Bars

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  Dates 1 Cup (16 tbs), chopped
  Crust 1
  Raisins 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Water 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  All purpose flour 1 Tablespoon
  Sugar 2 Tablespoon
  Nuts 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs), chopped
  Butter 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Baking soda 1⁄4 Teaspoon
  Water 1 Tablespoon
  Brown sugar 1 Cup (16 tbs)
  All purpose flour 1 Cup (16 tbs)
  Salt 1⁄4 Teaspoon
  Quick-cooking rolled oats 1 Cup (16 tbs)
  Cinnamon 1 Teaspoon

In glass bowl combine all filling ingredients except nuts.
Cook, uncovered, on HI (max. power) 3 to 4 minutes, or until mixture boils and thickens, stirring once.
The date filling should be the consistency of jam.
Stir in nuts and set filling aside.
In glass mixing bowl melt butter on HI (max. power) 1 minute.
Dissolve soda in water and add to butter with all remaining ingredients except cinnamon.
Firmly pat two-thirds of mixture in greased 9-inch round glass baking dish.
Spread with date filling.
Stir cinnamon into remaining oats mixture and crumble over top of filling.
Cook, uncovered, on HI (max. power) 7 to 8 minutes, or until top no longer appears doughy.
Rotate dish if mixture seems to be cooking unevenly.
Cool on bread board, covered with foil, before cutting into squares.

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Nutrition Facts

Serving size: Complete recipe

Calories 4749 Calories from Fat 1719

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 193 g296.2%

Saturated Fat 85.4 g427%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 241.9 mg80.6%

Sodium 1937.3 mg80.7%

Total Carbohydrates 746 g248.6%

Dietary Fiber 44.8 g179%

Sugars 399.1 g

Protein 62 g124.1%

Vitamin A 56.9% Vitamin C 5%

Calcium 39.5% Iron 86.2%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

Date Oatmeal Bars Recipe