Author/Submitted by: Betty Crocker's Microwave
packed brown sugar
margarine or butter,
chopped hazelnuts or almonds
1. Mix brown sugar and margarine in medium bowl. Stir in flour, oats and
salt until crumbly. Reserve 1 cup mixture. Press remaining mixture in
bottom of square dish, 8 X 8 X 2 inches.
2. Elevate dish on inverted dinner plate in microwave oven. Microwave
uncovered on medium (50%) 8 to 10 minutes, rotating dish 1/4 turn every 2
minutes, until hot and slightly bubbly around edges.
3. Place dates, 2 tablespoons sugar and water in 4-cup measure. Microwave
uncovered on high 3 to 5 minutes, stirring every 2 minutes, until boiling
and thickened. Carefully spread date mixture over hot layer. Sprinkle with
reserved oat mixture and the hazelnuts. Elevate dish on inverted dinner
plate in microwave oven. Microwave uncovered on high 4 to 6 minutes,
rotating dish 1/2 turn after 3 minutes, until bubbly; cool. Cut into about
1-1/4-inch squares. 36 SQUARES; 85 CALORIES PER SQUARE.