2020 Cookie Contest Entries

MATRIMONY BARS

Ingredients:

1 3/4 cup quick oats
1 cup brown sugar
1 3/4 cup flour
1 cup butter
1 tsp. baking soda
pinch of salt
1 1/2 cups dates – cut in pieces
1 cup white sugar
1/2 cup water

Directions:

Mix together first six ingredients until crumbly. Pat half of mixture into a greased 9″x13″ pan.
Boil together next three ingredients until dates are soft. Cool a little.
Spread this over the crumb mixture, top with remaining crumbs.
Bake at 350 degrees for 30 minutes.
Cut into squares while warm.
Let cool in pan.


Beverly Frank
Corn Belt Energy Corporation

This was a favorite of my grandmothers and has become a favorite of my family too.