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Date and Oat Snack Bars
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No bake sweet treat bars made from coconut, dates, and oats.

Rating:
Prep Time: 15 minutes
Cook Time: 5 minutes
Difficulty: Easy

Nutrition Facts

Makes 24 servings
Amount Per Serving
Calories 117.9
Total Carbs 17.2 g
Dietary Fiber 2.0 g
Sugars 9.7 g
Total Fat 6.1 g
Saturated Fat 2.1 g
Unsaturated Fat 1.0 g
Potassium 61.9 mg
Protein 1.7 g
Sodium 33.9 mg
Dietary Exchanges
1 1/2 Fat , 1/2 Fruits , 1/2 Starch
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Note: One or more ingredients from this recipe are not included in the nutritional analysis above. Either the ingredient is missing from our database or is listed as "optional" in the recipe.
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Servings
Ingredients

8 oz  Dates, pitted
1 tbsp  white all purpose flour
0 1/2 cup  cold water
0 3/4 cup  flaked unsweetened coconut
0 1/2 cup  Margarine, soft, 80% fat
0.3333 cup  sweetener (sugar substitute)
2 1/2 cup  quick cooking rolled oats
0 1/2 tsp  vanilla extract
1 each  cooking spray
Directions
  1. In a large mixing bowl, combine the chopped dates and flour. Toss lightly.
  2. Place the water in a 1-cup glass measuring cup and then microwave on high for 2-3 minutes, or until it boils. Pour the water over the dates.
  3. Add the coconut, margarine, and sugar substitute to the date mixture, and stir well. Microwave on high for 2 to 3 minutes, or until thickened. Sit at 1-minute intervals.
  4. Add oats and vanilla to the date mixture, stir well. Spoon the mixture into a 9-inch baking square baking pan coated with cooking spray. Press evenly into the bottom of the pan.
  5. Cover and refrigerate until set. Cut into 24 bars.

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