Joe loves date baked goods. He used to love when his Grandma made date cookies, but I don't think I have any of her recipes so his date fix from me is date bars. Dates have gotten a little bit pricey just like everything out there these days, so I only bought an 8 ounce package and made an 8 x 8 pan of them today, half the recipe that fits in a 9 x 13 pan, but it will be enough to pacify him for a few months, (I think), especially when I have lots of cleaning and decorating to do for Christmas and I am not making a lot of headway, it seems, and took the time today to make them. I didn't feel the best today when I woke up, headachy and my stomach was weird, but things improved as the day went on so I baked them.
Here is the recipe: