Apricot - Date Bars

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Esther Kenagy 23

"A moist type bar cookie. Delicious!"
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servings 205 cals
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Original recipe yields 24 servings



  • Calories:
  • 205 kcal
  • 10%
  • Fat:
  • 7 g
  • 11%
  • Carbs:
  • 34.5g
  • 11%
  • Protein:
  • 2.3 g
  • 5%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 0 mg
  • 0%
  • Sodium:
  • 57 mg
  • 2%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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  • * Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.
  • ** Nutrient information is not available for all ingredients. Amount is based on available nutrient data.
  • (-) Information is not currently available for this nutrient. If you are following a medically restrictive diet, please consult your doctor or registered dietitian before preparing this recipe for personal consumption.


  1. To Make Filling: Cook together the dates, drained cooked apricots, white sugar and apricot juice. Cook for about three minutes, or until it resembles jam.
  2. To Make Crust: Mix together melted shortening (part butter), brown sugar, all-purpose flour, baking soda, quick cooking oats, and vanilla.
  3. Press half of the crust mixture on bottom of well greased 9 x 12 x 2 inch pan. Cover with filling. Top with rest of crumbs. Press down gently.
  4. Bake for 30 minutes at 350 degrees F (175 degrees C).


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These are great everyone LOVED them!!

My Mother, God rest her soul, use to make these every Christmas for our family. They are part of her memory to us and they are delicious.Easy to make a good tasting and moist.

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