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LEMON DATE BARS

LEMON DATE BARS
Thank you to our weekend cashier, Sue Stack, for this delicious recipe.
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Ingredients
  1. 2 cups chopped, pitted dates
  2. 1/4 cup fresh lemon juice
  3. 1/2 cup water
  4. 1/2 cup soft butter
  5. 3/4 cup brown sugar
  6. 1 3/4 cups unbleached flour
  7. 1 tsp. salt
  8. 1/2 tsp. baking soda
  9. 1 cup rolled oats
Instructions
  1. Combine chopped dates, lemon juice and water in a small saucepan and cook on low heat for about 10 minutes.
  2. In a bowl, combine the remaining ingredients.
  3. Press 2/3 of the dough into the bottom of a 8x8 oiled baking dish.
  4. Spread the date mixture over the dough.
  5. Crumble the remaining dough over the top.
  6. Bake for 30 minutes at 350 degrees.
  7. Cool in the pan, then cut into bars.
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