Apple Date Bars

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Apple Date Bars

Apple Date Bars

Prep Time: 20 minutes
Cook Time: 28 minutes
Cool Time: 1 hour
Total Time: 1 hour 48 minutes
Course: Snacks
Cuisine: American
Keyword: all purpose flour, Apples, brown sugar, dates, rolled oats
Servings: 36 bars

Ingredients

  • 1/4 cup sugar
  • 2 cups. apples peeled, chopped
  • 1 cup water
  • 8 oz. dates chopped
  • 1 3/4 cups all-purpose flour or unbleached
  • 1/2 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 3/4 cup margarine or butter
  • 1 cup brown sugar firmly packed
  • 1 1/2 cup rolled oats

Instructions

  • In medium saucepan, combine sugar, apples, water and dates. Bring to a boil; reduce heat to low. Cook until thickened, about 10 minutes, stirring occasionally. Cool slightly.
  • Heat oven to 375°. Grease and flour 13×9-inch pan.
  • Lightly spoon flour into measuring cup; level off. In large bowl, combine flour, baking soda and salt. With pastry blender or fork, cut in margarine until mixture is crumbly. Add brown sugar and rolled oats; mix well.
  • Press 3 cups of mixture evenly in greased and floured pan. Spread evenly with filling.
  • Sprinkle with remaining crumb mixture; press lightly.
  • Bake at 375° for 18 to 28 minutes or until golden brown.
  • Cool; cut into bars.
  • Makes 36 bars.

Notes

Times are approximate.
Nutritional values listed may vary from final results depending on actual measurements and brands used to prepare the recipe.
Nutrition Facts
Apple Date Bars
Amount per Serving
Calories
122
% Daily Value*
Fat
 
4
g
6
%
Saturated Fat
 
1
g
6
%
Polyunsaturated Fat
 
1
g
Monounsaturated Fat
 
2
g
Sodium
 
79
mg
3
%
Potassium
 
84
mg
2
%
Carbohydrates
 
21
g
7
%
Fiber
 
1
g
4
%
Sugar
 
13
g
14
%
Protein
 
1
g
2
%
Vitamin A
 
177
mcg
20
%
Vitamin C
 
1
mg
1
%
Calcium
 
13
mg
1
%
Iron
 
1
mg
6
%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.
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