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Lemon Date Squares

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  All purpose flour 2 Cup (32 tbs)
  Soda 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Baking powder 1 Teaspoon
  Oats 2 Cup (32 tbs), uncooked (Quick-Cooking Or Regular)
  Firmly packed brown sugar 1 Cup (16 tbs)
  Shortening 1 Cup (16 tbs)
  Date filling 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)

Combine flour, soda, and baking powder.
Stir in oats and brown sugar.
Cut in shortening with two knives or pastry blender.
Line greased 9-inch-square pan with heavy-duty aluminum foil or baking paper.
Grease foil or paper.
Pack about half of mixture into pan.
Spread Date Filling over this layer; top with remaining flour mixture.
Bake at 350° for 40 to 45 minutes.
Set pan on cake rack to cool.
Cut in squares to serve.

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Nutrition Facts

Serving size: Complete recipe

Calories 4986 Calories from Fat 2006

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 228 g351%

Saturated Fat 55.2 g276.2%

Trans Fat 27 g

Cholesterol 0 mg

Sodium 1162.9 mg48.5%

Total Carbohydrates 677 g225.5%

Dietary Fiber 45.3 g181%

Sugars 276.4 g

Protein 78 g156.6%

Vitamin A 0.2% Vitamin C 0.59%

Calcium 79% Iron 159.9%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

Lemon Date Squares Recipe