Date Sandwich Bars

Preparation info
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Appears in
Farm Journal’s Country Cookbook

By Nell B. Nichols

Published 1972

  • About

Easy to tote when you’re asked to bring cookies. They’ll win praise


  • ¼ c. sugar
  • 3 c. cut-up dates
  • c.


  • Mix sugar, dates and water, and cook over low heat until mixture thickens. Stir to prevent scorching. Set aside to cool.
  • Thoroughly mix butter and brown sugar. Beat until fluffy.
  • Stir flour, baking soda and salt together. Stir into the brown sugar-butter mixture. Add rolled oats and mix well. Divide in half and spread one part into greased 13 X 9 X 2" p