Date Raisin Squares - Microwave

Recipe by Derf2440
READY IN: 43mins
YIELD: 25 squares




  • Filling-------.
  • Combine dates, water, raisins and lemon juice in 4 cup measure.
  • Cover with vented plastic wrap and microwave at high 4-6 minutes or until boiling.
  • Stir every 2 minutes.
  • Dates should be soft.
  • Let stand, covered, 5 minutes.
  • Uncover and cool to lukewarm, stirring occasionally.
  • Crumbles------.
  • Combine first 5 dry ingredients in mixing bowl.
  • Cut in butter until mixture is crumbly.
  • Press half firmly into 8 inch square microwave baking dish.
  • Spread with date filling.
  • Sprinkle with remaining crumble mixture, patting down lightly.
  • Microwave at medium high for 9 minutes, rotating every 3 minutes, (not necessary if you have a rotating plate) remove from microwave and cover with aluminum foil.
  • Let stand covered directly on counter for 10 minutes.
  • Uncover and cool completely on wire rack.
  • Cut into small squares.