|Sifted flour||1 Cup (16 tbs)|
|Quick cooking oats||2 Cup (32 tbs)|
|Brown sugar||1 Cup (16 tbs)|
|Melted butter||3⁄4 Cup (12 tbs)|
|Water||1 Cup (16 tbs)|
|Semi-sweet chocolate morsels||1 Cup (16 tbs)|
Sift together flour and soda.
Add oats, brown sugar and melted butter and blend well.
Spread half of this mixture in a greased, 12 by 8 by 2-inch pan.
Combine dates, flour and water and chocolate morsels in a saucepan.
Cook over low heat, stir- ring until thick, about 10 minutes.
Stir in vanilla.
Spread over mixture in pan.
Sprinkle remaining oat mixture over choco- late layer.
Bake in a moderately-hot oven (375° F) 20 minutes.