Re: Help with a Date Bar Mission
11/19/03 06:18 AM
Haha! So funny that you asked that. I made these w/ raisin for my boyfriend a few weeks ago... I was trying to create a less costly Cliff Bar... )
1/2 c margarine, softened 1/2 c applesauce 1 cup firmly packed brown sugar 1/2 cup granulated sugar 1/2 c egg sub or 4 egg whites 1 teaspoon vanilla 1-1/2 cups all-purpose flour 1 teaspoon baking soda 1 teaspoon ground cinnamon 1/2 teaspoon salt 3 cups Quaker® Oats (quick or old fashioned, uncooked) 1 finely chopped dates
preparation 1. Heat oven to 350°F. In large bowl, beat margarine and sugars until creamy. Add eggs and vanilla and applesauce; beat well. Add combined flour, baking soda, cinnamon and salt; mix well. Add oats and dates; mix well.
Press dough onto bottom of ungreased 13 x 9-inch baking pan. Bake 30 to 35 minutes or until light golden brown. Cool completely in pan on wire rack. Cut into bars. Store tightly covered,24 BARS
OPTIONAL -- stir in 1/2 chopped pecans
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