Pecan Oatmeal Date Bars

1
Laurie Sanders

By
@rhinemaidens3

This is a recipe from a friend of a friend's mother. I have made a couple of changes to it to suit my tastes. It is wonderful with a cup of hot coffee or tea.

Rating:

★★★★★ 1 vote

Comments:
Serves:
12 or more
Prep:
20 Min
Cook:
15 Min
Method:
Bake

Ingredients

  • 1 c
    butter, room temperature
  • 3/4 c
    white sugar
  • 3/4 c
    brown sugar
  • 1 large
    beaten egg
  • 1 tsp
    vanilla
  • 2 c
    all purpose white flour
  • 2 tsp
    baking soda
  • 1 tsp
    salt
  • 2 c
    chopped pecans
  • 1 1/2 c
    rolled oats
  • 1 c
    chopped dates

How to Make Pecan Oatmeal Date Bars

Step-by-Step

  1. Beat the butter with an electric mixer until smooth and add the sugars. Cream together until well combined. Add the beaten egg until it is incorporated and then add the vanilla.
  2. Mix the flour, soda and salt togther and gradually add to the sugar mixture. Then add the dates, pecans and oatmeail.
  3. Divide dough into four portions and spread each portion into a 2 inch wide strip the length of the cookie sheet. I grease my cookie sheets. You can put two strips per sheet but leave room between them because they will spread out. Bake between 14-16 minutes at 350 degrees. Cool for 5-7 minutes then cut into bars (see photo) and serve. These keep well and are so tasty.

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About Pecan Oatmeal Date Bars

Course/Dish: Cookies
Main Ingredient: Nuts
Regional Style: American




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