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Nutritional Info
  • Servings Per Recipe: 32
  • Amount Per Serving
  • Calories: 181.8
  • Total Fat: 9.3 g
  • Cholesterol: 23.2 mg
  • Sodium: 114.3 mg
  • Total Carbs: 23.9 g
  • Dietary Fiber: 2.3 g
  • Protein: 2.3 g

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Submitted by: KLSTEW

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Number of Servings: 32


    1 pound Dromedary Dates chopped fine (should be about 3 cups but do the whole pound
    1 cup water
    1tsp pure vanilla extract

    Top and Bottom Crust

    2.5 Cups Flour
    2.5 Cups Quaker Rolled Oats (quick oats ok too)
    1 Cup Light Brown Sugar
    .75 Tsp Baking Soda
    1.5 baking powder
    1.5 cups Butter


Chop Dates fine
add to 1 cup of water - bring to a boil and cook over medium heat until dates start to break down. (5-10 minutes). Using a portable mixer break the dates down a bit more while still on the heat.
Remove from heat and add vanilla mixing well - set aside

melt butter in microwave or in a stove top pan. Set aside.

Combine flour, brown sugar, oats and baking soda in a large mixing bowl (mixer on slow speed or by hand)
With mixer running slowly add butter to the mix until it makes a fine crumbly mix. Divide into halves for top and bottom.
Into a 9x13 glass dish, put half the crust mix and using a square bottom glass, tamp well into the bottom.

Spread filling evenly over tamped bottom crust

Add remaining crust onto filling and tamp lightly

Cook at 375 degrees for 30-35 minutes until top crust starts to change to a little darker shade

Remove from oven, cut into a 6 x 4 pattern making sure to separate from the side of the dish as well - allow to cool at least 20-30 minutes - serve and enjoy.

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