Total Time
Prep 10 mins
Cook 45 mins

Except for special occasions I like to try to serve my family healthy food, including desserts. This one is delicious and actually has some very good nutritional value.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Combine the prunes, sugar, lemon rind and lemon juice in a small pt.
  2. Cook, stirring over low heat until thick.
  3. Cool completely.
  4. blend remaining ingredients until crumbly.
  5. Pack half the oat mixture firmly into the bottom of a greased 8 inch square pan.
  6. Spread with prunes and then top with remaining oat mixture.
  7. Pat lightly into the pan.
  8. Bake at 350 for 35 minutes.
  9. Let cool before cutting.


Most Helpful

I found there was not enough prune mixture so I added more prunes. Maybe I didn't chop them small enough. I didn't have any lemons so I substituted some orange zest and mango juice for cooking the prunes. I had lemon zest but thought orange would go well. I didn't add any sugar to the prunes as I think they were sweet enough. I only used 1/2 cup butter in the crumble mixture. My husband and I both liked these squares.

mmv686 June 29, 2016

Yummy. My daughter will eat prunes this way! I think that next time I will try to make this with 1/3 of a cup of butter.

Pipcat1 April 06, 2007

Geema, these are so delicious. I used 1/4 cup splenda for the sugar. They smelled so good when they were baking that we could hardly wait to sample them. Thank you for another great recipe.

Barb Gertz April 25, 2003

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