Facebook Facebook LinkedIn Email Pinterest Twitter Instagram YouTube Icon Navigation Search Icon Main Search Icon Video Play Icon Plus Icon Minus Icon Check Icon Print Icon Note Icon Heart Icon Filled Heart Icon Single Arrow Icon Double Arrow Icon BLT Icon TV Icon Close Icon Sorted BLT/Search Icon
Date squares | wefacecook.com Date squares | wefacecook.com
Recipe

DATE SQUARES

Serves: makes 16 squares

Cooking time: 45 minutes .

Ingredients

  • 1 1/2 cups flour
    1/2 teaspoon baking soda
    1 1/2 cups oatmeal
    1 1/2 cups brown sugar
    1 cup butter

    For filling:
    1 1/2 pounds pitted dates
    1 cup hot water
    1/4 cup sugar pinch of salt
    1 teaspoon vanilla

Preparation

  • Preheat oven to 350 degrees.
    Prepare filling first. Combine dates, hot water, sugar and salt together in a saucepan.
    Cook over medium heat until dates are soft and water is absorbed; add vanilla and let cool.
    Stir flour and baking soda together; add to oatmeal and brown sugar and mix well.
    Work in butter with fork until mixture is crumbly. Spread 1/2 the mixture in bottom of greased 9" square pan and pat down; cover with cooled date filling.
    Pat 1/2 of remaining mixture on top; then sprinkle over lightly with remainder.
    Bake for 35 minutes.
Login to Save to Recipe Box
Add Recipe Note
Save to Recipe Box
Print
Add Recipe Note
Saved Add to List

    Add to List

Print
Add Recipe Note
Saved Add to List

    Add to List

Add Recipe Note