Chinese Chews Recipe

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Chinese Chews

Carolyn Henderson

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@BakingInMichigan

My mother made these every Christmas and everyone always loved them.


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Prep:

15 Min

Cook:

15 Min

Ingredients

2 1/2 c
oatmeal, uncooked
2 c
flour
1 c
brown sugar
1 c
shortening
1 tsp
soda
1 tsp
salt
1 Tbsp
water
8 oz
dates
1 c
water
1 c
white sugar

Directions Step-By-Step

1
Preheat oven to 400 degrees.

Mix oatmeal, flour, brown sugar, shortening, soda, salt, and water together. (Set aside a little less than half.)
2
Bring dates, water, and white sugar to a boil in a 1 quart saucepan, allow to boil slowly for approximately 10 minutes until mixture thickens.
3
Press the oatmeal mixture evenly in the bottom of a 9 x 13 pan. Spread the date mixture over this layer, then cover with remaining oatmeal mixture. Bake at 400 degrees for 12 minutes.

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Cookies, Fruit Desserts


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