Date Oatmeal Cookies
|Finely chopped pitted dates||2 Cup (32 tbs) (Or Cut)|
|Hot water||1 Cup (16 tbs)|
|Vanilla extract||1 Teaspoon|
|Brown sugar||1 Cup (16 tbs), firmly packed|
|Sifted all purpose flour||1 Cup (16 tbs)|
|Baking soda||1 Teaspoon|
|Rolled oats||2 Cup (32 tbs)|
|Melted butter/Melted margarine / vegetable shortening / salad oil||1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)|
Combine dates, and 1 tablesp flour.
Add water; simmer 10 min, or until thickened.
Stir in vanilla.
Combine brown sugar with 1 c flour, baking soda, and oats.
Add melted butter gradually, while stirring.
Spread 1/2 oatmeal mixture in a greased or oiled pan about 12" x 8" x 1"; cover with date mixture; then sprinkle with remaining oatmeal mixture Pat with a spoon.
Bake in moderately hot oven of 375°F for 20 min, Cool in pan.
Cut into 2" squares.
Serving size: Complete recipe
Calories 4004 Calories from Fat 958
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 110 g168.5%
Saturated Fat 58.6 g293.2%
Trans Fat 0 g
Cholesterol 232.2 mg77.4%
Sodium 1395.2 mg58.1%
Total Carbohydrates 712 g237.5%
Dietary Fiber 54.1 g216.6%
Sugars 395.9 g
Protein 63 g127%
Vitamin A 54% Vitamin C
Calcium 31.2% Iron 101.5%
*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet