|Flour||1 1⁄2 Cup (24 tbs)|
|Baking soda||1⁄2 Teaspoon|
|Baking powder||1 Teaspoon|
|Butter||1 Cup (16 tbs)|
|Brown sugar||1 Cup (16 tbs)|
|Oatmeal/Rolled oats||1 1⁄2 Cup (24 tbs), put through chopper|
|Dates||1⁄2 Pound, chopped|
|Brown sugar||1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)|
|Water||1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)|
Sift dry ingredients; rub in butter with tips of fingers; add sugar and oatmeal.
Spread one half crumbs in greased shallow pan 8"xl4", pat lightly to make smooth.
Cover with cooled date filling, then with remaining crumbs and bake at 350° F. 30 to 35 minutes.
Cut in squares while hot and allow to cool in pan.
Cook until thick.