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Date-Nut Squares

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  Dates 3 Cup (48 tbs), chopped (pitted)
  Water 1 Cup (16 tbs)
  Sugar 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Nuts 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs), chopped
  Butter 3⁄4 Cup (12 tbs)
  Brown sugar 1 Cup (16 tbs) (firmly packed)
  All purpose flour 1 1⁄4 Cup (20 tbs)
  Salt 1 Teaspoon
  Quick cooking oat 1 1⁄4 Cup (20 tbs) (uncooked)

Combine dates, water and the 1/2 cup sugar; boil 5 minutes or until thickened.
Cool slightly; add nuts; set aside.
Cream butter: gradually add brown sugar and continue beating until blended.
Add flour, salt and oats.
Pack two-thirds of mixture evenly and firmly on bottom of greased 13- x 9- x 2-inch pan: spread with date mixture.
Sprinkle remaining crumb mixture over top; press down lightly.
Bake at 350° for 30 minutes.
Cool in pan or on wire rack.
Cut Into squares.

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Nutrition Facts

Serving size: Complete recipe

Calories 5418 Calories from Fat 1684

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 190 g292.4%

Saturated Fat 95.4 g476.8%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 362.9 mg121%

Sodium 2225.6 mg92.7%

Total Carbohydrates 938 g312.6%

Dietary Fiber 67.1 g268.2%

Sugars 641.3 g

Protein 68 g137%

Vitamin A 85.4% Vitamin C 3.6%

Calcium 45.2% Iron 91.7%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

Date-Nut Squares Recipe