Baking | Grains

Date and oat crumb bars

November 6, 2014

I love something sweet at the end of a meal, and these are sweet, gooey and crunchy all at the same time. You will love them and so will the family.

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Makes about 8 servings

1lb Medjool dates, pitted and chopped
1/4 cup honey
1 cup water
1 tbsp butter
1 1/2 cups rolled oats
3/4 cup flour
3/4 cup whole wheat flour
1 cup dark brown sugar
1/2 tsp cinnamon
1/2 tsp salt
3/4 cup butter, melted

Preheat the oven to 350 F
Bring the dates, honey, water and 1 tbsp butter to a boil, remove from the heat and let sit until they cool down to room temperature
Puree in a food processor until smooth
Mix the rolled oats, flours, sugar, cinnamon and salt in a bowl.
Stir in the melted butter until it forms crumbs
Press half of the crumb mixture into the bottom of a greased 8 inch square pan
Spread the date mixture on and top with the remaining crumbs
Bake in the oven for 25 mins

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