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Ingredients You'll Need

1 1/2 cups water
1 1/2 cups pitted dates, chopped
1 teaspoon vanilla
1 1/2 cups flour
1 cup dark brown sugar, packed
1 cup old-fashioned oats
1 1/2 teaspoons ground cinnamon
1/2 teaspoon baking soda
1/2 teaspoon salt
3/4 cup unsalted butter, diced,room temp


Directions

Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Butter 8x8 inch metal baking pan. Brind 1 1/2 cups water to simmer in medium saucepan. Add dates; simmer until very soft and thick, stirring occasionally, about 10 minutes. Cool to room temperature. Stire in vanilla.


Combine flour, sugar, oats, cinnamon, baking soda and salt in large bowl stir to blend. Add butter. Using fingertips, rub in until moist clumps form. Press half of oat mixture evenly over bottom of prepared pan. Spread date mixture over. Sprinkle with remaining oat mixture; press gently to adhere. Bake until brown at edges and golden brown and set in cetner, about 40 minutes. Cool completely in pan on rack. Cut into bars and serve.


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