Date bars

Sift 11/2 cups self raising flour in a bowl ,mix in 1 cup sugar,1 teaspoon cinnamon or allspice ,a pinch of ground cloves and 11/2 cups oatmeal,rub in 1 cup butter and 2 tablespoons milk . Press half this mixture in a greased 13 x 9 in oven dish.
In a small pot put 250 g chopped pitted dates,1 cup water,grated orange zest and the juice of an orange. Cook on low heat until it melts then take off heat and add 1/2 cup roughly chopped nuts Put this mixture over the prepared base thyen press the remaining flour & oats mixture on top .
Bake in a 175 C preheated oven until its golden,. Let it cool before cutting into bars .DSCF1219DSCF1220DSCF1213DSCF1215DSCF1216

2 Responses to Date bars

  1. Anne Griffin says:

    Have just tried this recipe and it is delicious. Thank you.

  2. Erminia Amy DeBono says:

    Hi Lorrrine I have tried dis date bars and dey r really delicious thank you find a recipe amy

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