|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)|
|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.
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