Date Squares

Recipe by evelynathens
READY IN: 1hr 15mins
SERVES: 24
UNITS: US

INGREDIENTS

Nutrition
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DIRECTIONS

  • Simmer dates in orange juice and cinnamon for 30 minutes, or until thickened, stirring occasionally. (be careful not to scorch mixture if it gets too thick)
  • Combine flour, salt and brown sugar and cut in butter until mixture is crumbly. Stir in coconut, nuts and oats.
  • Press half of dough mixture into bottom of 9 x 13 inch pyrex baking dish. Pat dough flat with a sheet of wax paper on hand.
  • Spread date mixture to within a half inch of edges.
  • Top with remaining dough and flatten lightly with wax paper on hand.
  • Bake in a preheated 375 degrees F (190C) oven for 45 minutes, or until golden.
  • Let cool in pan and cut into 24 bars (4 long strips cut by 6 shorter strips).
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