Canadian Date Squares

Recipe by PCrocker
READY IN: 40mins
SERVES: 16
UNITS: US

INGREDIENTS

Nutrition
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DIRECTIONS

  • Combine dates, 1 TBSP brown sugar, and water in small saucepan.
  • Bring to a boil, reduce heat, and cook, stirring often, until dates are soft enough to be mashed with a fork.
  • Set aside.
  • In mixer bowl, blend flour, baking soda, and salt.
  • Cut in butter until mixture resembles coarse crumbs.
  • Stir in brown sugar and oats.
  • Do not over mix.
  • Mixture should stay crumbly.
  • Press half of crumb mixture over bottom of lightly buttered 8x8-inch pan to form bottom crust.
  • Gently spread date filling over bottom crust.
  • Sprinkle remaining oat mixture over date filling.
  • Lightly pat with palm of hand to even out.
  • Bake for 25 minutes at 350 degrees.
  • Cool completely and cut into squares.
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