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Oatmeal Date Squares

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  Pitted dates 8 Ounce, chopped (1 Package)
  Chopped walnuts 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Sugar 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)
  Water 1 Cup (16 tbs)
  Lemon juice 1 Teaspoon
  All purpose flour 1 3⁄4 Cup (28 tbs)
  Packed dark brown sugar 1 Cup (16 tbs)
  Quick cooking oats 1 1⁄2 Cup (24 tbs)
  Salt 1 Teaspoon
  Ground cinnamon 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Butter/Margarine 1 Cup (16 tbs) (2 Stick)

1. Combine dates, walnuts, sugar, water and lemon juice in a 1-quart glass measuring pitcher. Cook uncovered in microwave oven 8 minutes at High. Set aside.
2. Preheat convection oven to 375°F.
3. Combine flour, brown sugar, oats, salt and cinnamon in a large bowl. Cut in butter with a pastry blender or two knives until well mixed and crumbly.
4. Pat two-thirds of crumb mixture in bottom of a greased 8-inch square glass baking dish. Spread on date mixture. Top with remaining crumb mixture.
5. Place dish on bottom metal rack. Cook in microwave/convection oven 20 to 25 minutes at Combination II, or until set in center. Cool and cut into squares.

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Nutrition Facts

Serving size: Complete recipe

Calories 5063 Calories from Fat 2072

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 236 g363%

Saturated Fat 121.2 g605.8%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 483.8 mg161.3%

Sodium 1971.9 mg82.2%

Total Carbohydrates 722 g240.5%

Dietary Fiber 49.2 g196.9%

Sugars 394.5 g

Protein 67 g133.8%

Vitamin A 113.1% Vitamin C 5.5%

Calcium 33.1% Iron 106.6%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

Oatmeal Date Squares Recipe