2 cups rolled oats 1 cup butter 1/2 cup brown sugar 1 teaspoon baking soda 1 package of dates 1/2 cup water
In a saucepan, cook the dates with water and baking soda. Cook on a medium temperature until the dates are soft and smooth. Melt the cup of butter together with the brown sugar and rolled oats. Mix well. Add 1/2 the dry mixture to a lightly buttered baking dish. Add the date mixture. Add the remainder of the dry ingredients and pat down. Bake at 300 for 40 minutes or until golden brown.