Combine dates, the 1/2 cup brown sugar, water and orange juice. Mix well. Set aside.
In medium mixing bowl, beat shortening and the 3/4 cup sugar thoroughly. Add egg. Beat well. Stir in KELLOGG'S ALL-BRAN cereal.
Stir together flour, baking powder, soda and salt. Add to cereal mixture alternately with milk. Spread one-half the dough evenly in 13 x 9 x 2-inch pan coated with cooking spray. Drop filling by teaspoon on top of dough and spread evenly. Cover filling with remaining dough, spreading carefully.
Bake at 400° F about 25 minutes or until top crust is lightly browned. Cool completely in pan. Cut into squares to serve.
Yield: 24 squares
To make sour milk, measure 1 tablespoon vinegar or lemon juice in lqiuid
measuring cup and add milk to measure 3/4 cup.