Decadent (Vegan!) Date Squares

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READY IN: 40mins
UNITS: US

INGREDIENTS

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DIRECTIONS

  • For the date filling, combine dates, water, and vanilla in a small saucepan and simmer until liquid is absorbed (approx. 15 minutes). Set aside to cool slightly.
  • For the crust, in a large bowl, stir together rice flour, tapioca flour, oats, sugar, baking powder, baking soda, nutmeg, and cinnamon.
  • Add in canola oil and apple sauce and stir until well mixed.
  • Pat oat mixture evenly into a lightly oiled 8x8 baking pan.
  • Spoon date mixture evenly over the oat mixture.
  • For the topping, in a small bowl, combine oats, rice flour, sugar and apple sauce and stir until it is a crumbly consistency.
  • Sprinkle topping mixture over the date layer evenly.
  • Bake at 350F for 20 – 25 minutes.
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