Super Yummy Fig Bars (Egg, milk, peanut, & tree nut free)


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Fig Bars – Makes 36 Bars

Filling

3c chopped pitted figs

1/4 c sugar

1 1/2 c water

Bars Mixture

1 c packed brown sugar

1 cup softened butter (margarine can be substituted)

1 3/4 cups all purpose flour

1 1/2 cups quick cooking oats

1/2 tsp salt*

1/2 tsp baking soda*

*If you use self-rising flour, omit the salt and baking soda

Preheat oven to 400 degrees. Cook dates, 1/4 c sugar, and 1 1/2 cups of water in a 2 quart pan on low heat, stirring constantly.  Cook 10 mins, and then let cool for 5 minutes.  Grease the bottom and sides of a 13X9 pan with shortening.  Mix brown sugar and butter until well mixed.  Add flour, oats, salt*, and baking soda* until crumbly.  Spread half on the bars mixture on the bottom, cover evenly with fig mixture.

Here is a picture of the mixture spread over the top of the bars mixture, and a side view

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Use the rest of the bars mixture to cover the filling,  press lightly.  Bake 25-30 minutes.  Cool 5-10 minutes, and cut into 6X6 rows while warm.

ENJOY!

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About Annie

I have a daughter with a severe peanut allergy. She was diagnosed when she was 2. She is 11 now. I have lived the battles of having a child with food allergies, and feel education and awareness makes all the difference.

Posted on March 13, 2013, in Allergen Friendly Recipes, Dairy Free, Egg Free, Peanut Free, Tree Nut Free and tagged , , , , , , . Bookmark the permalink. Leave a comment.

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