Candied Coconut Date Squares

Recipe by Baby Kato
READY IN: 3hrs 15mins
SERVES: 12
YIELD: 24 squares
UNITS: US

INGREDIENTS

Nutrition
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DIRECTIONS

  • Grease a 9x5x3" loaf pan with butter, and set aside, until ready to use.
  • For the squares - In a medium sized pot, combine, dates, sugar, flour, butter and egg.
  • Stir constantly until mixture comes to a full boil 7 -10 minutes.
  • Continue cooking until it starts to thicken, this should take about 3 minutes.
  • Add the coconut to the mixture and then spread into prepared 9x5x3" loaf pan.
  • Prepare the glaze in a small bowl, stirring together the powdered sugar, milk, lemon juice and vanilla extract, until smooth.
  • Drizzle the glaze over the warm squares.
  • Cover and refrigerate until firm, this should take about 3 hours.
  • Cut into squares, and store covered in the fridge until needed -- Enjoy.
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