Desserts

Date Bars

CARNATION® MILKS
Date Bars
Recipe Info - Skill Level
Level
Easy
Recipe Info - Serving Size
Servings
16 bars
Recipe Info - Prep Time
Prep 
15 min
Recipe Info - Cook Time
Cook 
20 min
Chewy and sweet, dates make a wonderful filling for these bars with a tasty oatmeal crust. A touch of cinnamon is all it takes to transform these simple treats into a heavenly delight.

INGREDIENTS

Step 1

Preheat oven to 400° F. Grease 8-inch-square baking pan.

Step 2

Combine dates, evaporated milk, granulated sugar and vanilla extract in medium saucepan. Cook, over medium-low heat, stirring occasionally, for 8 to 10 minutes or until thickened. Remove from heat.

Step 3

Beat butter and brown sugar in large mixer bowl until creamy. Beat in flour, oats, baking soda, salt and cinnamon. With floured fingers, press half of crust mixture onto bottom of prepared baking pan. Spread date filling over crust. Top with remaining crust.

Step 4

Bake for 20 to 25 minutes or until golden. Serve warm.

INGREDIENTS

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