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Ingredients:

1 cup dates, pitted and chopped
1 3/4 cups drained stewed apricots
1/2 cup white sugar
2 tablespoons apricot nectar
3/4 cup shortening, melted
1 cup packed brown sugar
2 cups all-purpose flour
1 teaspoon baking soda
2 cups quick cooking oats
1 teaspoon vanilla extract

Directions:

To Make Filling: Cook together the dates, drained cooked apricots, white sugar and apricot juice. Cook for about three minutes, or until it resembles jam. To Make Crust: Mix together melted shortening (part butter), brown sugar, all-purpose flour, baking soda, quick cooking oats, and vanilla. Press half of the crust mixture on bottom of well greased 9 x 12 x 2 inch pan. Cover with filling. Top with rest of crumbs. Press down gently. Bake for 30 minutes at 350 degrees F (175 degrees C).

Makes 4 dozen

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