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Date Bars Recipe
|Date filling||1 Cup (16 tbs) (Adjust Quantity As Needed)|
|Shortening||3⁄4 Cup (12 tbs) (Part Butter / Margarine)|
|Packed brown sugar||1 Cup (16 tbs)|
|Flour||1 3⁄4 Cup (28 tbs) (Gold Medal)|
|Rolled oats||1 1⁄2 Cup (24 tbs)|
Serving size: Complete recipe
Calories 4353 Calories from Fat 1515
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 172 g264.6%
Saturated Fat 41 g205%
Trans Fat 20.2 g
Cholesterol 0 mg
Sodium 2699.3 mg112.5%
Total Carbohydrates 663 g221%
Dietary Fiber 42.2 g168.7%
Sugars 337.1 g
Protein 58 g116.1%
Vitamin A 0.4% Vitamin C 1.2%
Calcium 38.1% Iron 125%
*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet
Heat oven to 400° (modhot).
Mix shortening and sugar thoroughly.
Stir flour, soda, and salt together; blend in.
Mix in rolled oats.
Press and flatten half of mixture over bottom of greased oblong pan, 13x9 1/2 x2".
Spread with cooled Filling.
Top with remaining crumb mixture, patting lightly.
Bake 25 to 30 min., or until lightly browned.
While warm, cut in bars and remove from pan.