Total Time
45mins
Prep 15 mins
Cook 30 mins

These aren't the oatmeal crumble kind, which she called matrimony cake. These are a simple, quick sort of square that always appeared when she needed to cheer herself up. It came from great-aunt Sara.

Ingredients Nutrition

Directions

  1. Chop the dates finely and break up larger pieces of walnut.
  2. Combine the dry ingredients - flour, baking powder, salt, and coconut if desired.
  3. Beat the eggs well until they froth. Add the sugar and beat well.
  4. Blend in the dates and walnuts, then the dry ingredients.
  5. Spread in a rectangular baking pan.
  6. Bake in a 350 degree oven 30 minutes. Watch carefully towards the end to avoid overcooking.

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