Layered Date Dessert

READY IN: 3hrs 20mins
Recipe by Rodeocowgirl

Faye's recipe

Top Review by Sydney Mike

I pretty much followed your recipe, although I did use unsalted butter instead of oleo! Used Medjool dates & made sure the pineapple was well drained! Also used chopped almonds! No raves from my company, but still a nice dessert! [Made & reviewed for one of my adoptees in this Fall's round of Pick A Chef]

Ingredients Nutrition

  • vanilla wafer
  • 12 cup oleo
  • 34 cup sugar
  • 2 well beaten egg yolks
  • 12 cup chopped dates
  • 1 cup chopped nuts
  • 2 well beaten egg whites
  • 1 cup drained crushed pineapple
  • 14 ounces Dream Whip
  • coconut (to garnish)
  • cherries (to garnish)


  1. Line a baking dish with whole vanilla wafers.
  2. Cream oleo and sugar, beat well.
  3. Add egg yolks, dates, nuts, egg whites and pineapple.
  4. alternate layers of cookie and filling, until you have 3 layers of cookie.
  5. top with dream whip.
  6. let set 3 hours before serving.
  7. garnish with coconut and cherries.

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