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Oatmeal date bars or the date bars is a healthy, tasty and nutritious energy bars. You can just grab this for breakfast when you are rushing. Or simply take it along with you for picnic. You can even serve this as an after school snack for kids.
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Oatmeal Date Bars, Date Bars recipe

Oatmeal date bars or the date bars is a healthy, tasty and nutritious energy bars. You can just grab this for breakfast when you are rushing. Or simply take it along with you for picnic. You can even serve this as an after school snack for kids.
Course Breakfast
Cuisine International
Author Fareeha

Ingredients

For the date paste

  • 500 gms dates roughly chopped
  • 1 cup water
  • 2 tablespoon packed brown sugar

For the bar

  • 1 cup butter melted
  • 3 cups all purpose flour
  • 3 cups oats quick or rolled
  • 1 cup lightly packed brown sugar
  • 1 teaspoon baking soda

Instructions

  • Preheat oven to 180C degrees. Grease a baking pan with butter or cooking spray and set aside.
  • In a pan, add dates, water and sugar. Bring this to a boil and cook until the dates soften.
  • In a large bowl, mix together the flour, oats, brown sugar, and baking soda.
  • Add melted butter, and stir until combined. The mixture would be little dry. Do not worry about it.
  • Press half of the flour mixture into the prepared baking pan. Pour the date filling over it. Then press the remaining flour mixture over the top of the filling
  • Bake for 20 minutes or bars start to turn golden in the oven.
  • Let them cool completely before cutting them into bars of your preferred shape.