Tropical Date Bars

Added on December 20, 2009 11:25 PM to “ Recipes
  • 1 pkg (8 oz) pitted dates, chopped; about 1 1/2 cups
  • 1 can (8 oz) crushed pineapple (undrained)
  • 1/2 cup water
  • 1 3/4 cup all purpose flour
  • 1 1/2 cup uncooked oats
  • 3/4 cup packed brown sugar
  • 1/2 cup flaked coconut
  • 1 tsp salt
  • 1/2 tsp baking soda
  • 1/2 cup butter
  • 1/4 cup shortening
  • 2 eggs beaten

Combine dates, pineapple and 1/2 cup water. Heat to boiling, reduce heat, cook over low heat stirring occasionally until mixture is thickened, about 5 minutes.

Heat over 375 degrees F. Combine flour, oats, sugar, cocoanut, salt, and baking soda in a large bowl. Cut in butter and shortening until mixture resembles coarse crumbs.

Press 3 1/2 cups of crumbs mixture finely in a greased 9x13x2 pan. Spread with date mixture. Stir eggs into remaining mixture and spread over filling.

Bake until light brown 25-30 minutes. Cool + cut into bars.

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