Yield: 24 bars
This recipe came from my neighbor, Gladys. She has since passed away but I will always have fond memories her and this recipe.
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- 1 1/2 cups flour
- 1 1/2 cups oatmeal
- 1 1/2 cups brown sugar
- 3/4 cup butter, melted
- 1 teaspoon baking powder
- pinch of salt
- 1 cup chopped walnuts or pecans
- 1 teaspoon vanilla
Instructions:In a large bowl, combine all of the ingredients and mix well. Divide mixture, and press half into a greased 8x8x2 baking dish.
- 1 cup chopped dates
- 1/2 cup brown sugar
- 1 cup water
Instructions:Cook all ingredients together in a saucepan over medium-high heat until very thick, stirring often. Let cool.
Spread over crust in baking dish. Cover with reserved crust mixture and bake in a 345-degree oven until the crust cover turns a golden brown.