Date Bars Recipe


MethodMain Ingredient


 Date filling1 Cup (16 tbs) (Adjust Quantity As Needed)
 Shortening3⁄4 Cup (12 tbs) (Part Butter / Margarine)
 Packed brown sugar1 Cup (16 tbs)
 Flour1 3⁄4 Cup (28 tbs) (Gold Medal)
 Soda1⁄2 Teaspoon
 Salt1 Teaspoon
 Rolled oats1 1⁄2 Cup (24 tbs)

Nutrition Facts

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


Prepare Date Filling; let cool.
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.