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Date Squares

Created by admin, Wednesday, 12 January 2011


These delicious date squares are very moist and make a healthy treat. Great for breakfast or anytime!

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Everyday Recipes
2 dozen squares

1 ½ pack dates
2 cups flour
2 cups rolled oats
1 cup brown sugar
1¼ cup unsalted butter
½ tsp salt
½ tsp baking soda
2 tbsp orange zest


  1. Cook the dates until soft, with 2 cups water.
  2. Add grated orange zest to the dates while they are cooking.
  3. Let cool.
  4. Mix dry ingredients together.
  5. Rub butter into the dry ingredients.
  6. Spread half the mixture in the bottom of a 9 x 13 inch dish.
  7. Spread the dates on top.
  8. Spread the remainder of the dry ingredients on top.
  9. Bake at 350ºF for 25 minutes.
  10. Let cool and cut into squares.

Additional Tips

Preparation Time:  30 minutes   
Baking Time: 25 minutes    
Servings: 24 squares


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