Mom's Date Squares

READY IN: 55mins
Recipe by Cheryl E

I'm not crazy about date squares, but these are good!

Top Review by Norahs Girl

These were nicely moist and chewy.I did add 1/4 tsp of freshly ground nutmeg and cloves to the filling mix.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Filling:.
  2. Combine all ingredients and simmer until thickened (don't burn) Set aside and cool.
  3. Base:.
  4. Lightly grease a 9x9-inch pan.
  5. Sift and mix together flour and soda.
  6. Combine sugar and oats to flour mixture.
  7. Work in butter with fingertips.
  8. Pat 1/2 of the mixture onto bottom of pan.
  9. Spread filling on patted mixture.
  10. Put remaining mixture on top of filling and pat lightly. Bake in 375°F oven for 45 minutes.
  11. Cut when cool.

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