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- 1 box dates, cut into small pieces
- 1 cup water
- 1 cup brown sugar
- 3/4 cup Crisco
- 1 3/4 cup flour
- 1 teaspoon baking soda
- 1 teaspoon salt
- 1 3/4 cup oatmeal
- 1/2 cup white sugar
- Place the dates, water, and sugar in a saucepan
- Bring to boil
- Remove from stove and stir until cold
- Cream the brown sugar and Crisco together
- Sift the flour, baking soda, and salt
- Blend the flour mixture into the creamed mixture and then add the oatmeal
- Pour into into a 9" x 9" pan one layer of oatmeal mixture in pan
- Spread the date over oatmeal mixture then spread another layer of oatmeal over dates
- Bake at 375 degrees for 20 minutes or until brown
- Cut into bars