Grandma Lucy's Date Squares

READY IN: 30mins
Recipe by Donna

I will always remember how delicious these were and how everyone used to rave over them when Grandma would make them. I honestly dont remember how many these make but they are SO good, I just found the recipe and I am so excited!

Top Review by Mirj2338

Donna, give your Grandma Lucy a big hug from me! I made these on Friday afternoon to serve with Saturday lunch. By 4 PM there wasn't much left, in spite of the fact that I told everyone to leave them alone. I quickly made up another batch and hit them in the fridge. I served them on Saturday warm with some vanilla ice cream on the side, and most people asked for seconds, one even had thirds! Thanks for a fantastic recipe, this one is a winner!

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Mix oats, flour, and baking soda.
  2. Add shortening.
  3. Prepare filling by mixing chopped dates, hot water, brown sugar, and vanilla.
  4. Put 1/2 dry mix in a baking pan.
  5. Add filling.
  6. Top with rest of dry mix.
  7. Bake 20 minutes at 350, or until well browned.

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