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Date Oatmeal Cookies

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Ingredients
  Finely chopped pitted dates 2 Cup (32 tbs) (Or Cut)
  Flour 1 Tablespoon
  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)
Directions

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.

Recipe Summary

Cuisine: 
American
Course: 
Snack
Method: 
Baked
Dish: 
Cookie
Restriction: 
Vegetarian
Ingredient: 
Date
Cook Time: 
20 Minutes

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