Recipe: Date Orange Cookie Bars

Recipe: Date Orange Cookie Bars


FILLING:

1/2 c. dates, cut up
1 c. water
1/2 c. sugar
2 tbsp. flour
1 lb. 2 oz. pkg. orange slices, cut lengthwise in 3″ slices

Heat dates and water until soft. Mix sugar and flour and add to date mixture.

DOUGH:

3/4 c. shortening
1 c. brown sugar
1 tsp. soda
2 tbsp. water
1 3/4 c. flour
1 tsp. vanilla
1/2 tsp. salt
1/2 c. chopped nuts

Spread half of dough in 9″x13″ pan. Cover with orange slices, spread date mixture over that. Put rest of dough on top (be careful not to get date mixture on top). Bake at 350 degrees for 40 minutes. Cool and cut into bars.

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