Date Bars Recipe

Date Bar on a white plate

This recipe combines the wholesome goodness of oats and the rich, succulent flavor of dates. Made with Truvia Original Sweetener, these bars have 27% fewer calories* and 57% less sugar* per serving than the full-sugar version. Makes 25 bars.

Prep Time: 10 minutes

Cook Time: 40 minutes

Serving size: 1 bar (47g)

Calories: 160 Calories





  • 1.

    Preheat oven to 325° F

  • 2.

    Place oats, flour, cinnamon, butter, salt, vanilla and Truvia Original Sweetener in bowl and mix at low speed for 1 minute.

  • 3.

    Scrape sides of bowl, mix on medium speed for 2 minutes.

  • 4.

    Portion two-thirds of oat mixture into a greased 9” square pan; set aside remaining one-third of mixture for topping.

  • 5.

    Press oat mixture into bottom of pan to form crust.

For filling
  • 6.

    Cook the dates, Truvia Original Sweetener and water in a medium saucepan on low heat for 10 minutes or until the dates begin to soften. Stir in vanilla. Spread over pressed oat mixture.

  • 7.

    Crumble remaining oat mixture over the filling.

  • 8.

    Bake for 35-40 minutes until golden brown.

*This date bar has 160 calories and 11 grams of sugar per serving as compared to 220 calories and 26 grams of sugar per serving in the full-sugar version.

**Erythritol value may vary based on your choice of sweetener

Nutrition Per Serving

Total Fat 6g
Saturated Fat 3.5g
Trans Fat 0g
Cholesterol 15mg
Sodium 45mg
Total Carbohydrate 31g
Dietary Fiber 2g
Total Sugars 11g
Erythritol** 6g
Protein 2g
Vitamin D 0% DV
Calcium 0% DV
Iron 6% DV
Potassium 4% DV
Date Bars is rated 5.0 out of 5 by 1.
Rated 5 out of 5 by from The one I have been waiting for! I love matrimonial cake so much, but try to hide from it because of the calorie content and overly sweet taste. This comes in high on my gratifying list!
Date published: 2014-08-20
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