detail Date Bar

Date Bars with Truvía® Calorie-Free Sweetener

This recipe combines the wholesome goodness of oats and the rich, succulent flavour of dates. Made with Truvía® calorie-free sweetener, these bars have 50% less sugar** than the full-sugar version. Makes 25 Bars.

Serving size

1 bar (47g)


Calories 170



  • 2 cups (500 mL) old-fashioned oats

  • 2 cups (500 mL) all-purpose flour

  • 1 tsp (5 mL) cinnamon

  • 34 cup (175 mL) unsalted butter, softened

  • 12 tsp (2.5 mL) salt

  • 1 tsp (5 mL) vanilla extract

  • 13 cup (50 mL) of Truvía® calorie-free sweetener spoonable*

*or 18 packets Truvía® Calorie-Free Sweetener


  • 3 cups (750 mL) dates, chopped

  • 3 Tbsp (45 mL) of Truvía® calorie-free sweetener spoonable***

  • 1 cup (250 mL) water

  • 1 tsp (5 mL) vanilla extract

***or 12 packets Truvía® Calorie-Free Sweetener


  • 1.

    Place oats, flour, cinnamon, butter, salt, vanilla and Truvía® calorie-free sweetener in bowl and mix at low speed for 1 minute

  • 2.

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

  • 3.

    Portion two-thirds of oat mixture into a greased 9” (23 cm) square pan; set aside remaining one-third of mixture for topping

  • 4.

    Press oat mixture into bottom of pan to form crust

  • 5.

    For filling: cook the dates, Truvía® calorie-free 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

  • 6.

    Crumble remaining oat mixture over the filling

  • 7.

    Bake at 325°F (160°C) for 35-40 minutes until golden brown

**This date bar has 170 calories and 11 grams of sugar per serving as compared to 210 calories and 22 grams of sugar per serving in the full-sugar version.

Nutrition Per Serving

Calories 170
Total Fat 6g
Saturated Fat 3.5g
Trans Fat 0g
Cholesterol 15mg
Sodium 70mg
Total Carbohydrate 30g
Dietary Fibre 2g
Sugars 11g
Erythritol 4g
Protein 2g