Sweet Potato, Date and Nut Squares

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READY IN: 1hr 20mins
SERVES: 24
UNITS: US

INGREDIENTS

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DIRECTIONS

  • Preheat oven to 350 degrees F & spray a 9"x13" baking pan with nonstick vegetable spray.
  • Place the mashed sweet potatoes in a large bowl & set aside.
  • In another bowl & using an electric mixer, cream together the butter & sugar before adding the eggs & vanilla, mixing to combine.
  • Add this egg mixture & the 1/4 cup of milk to the mashed sweet potatoes & beat well to combine.
  • In another bowl, whisk together the flour, baking powder, salt, cloves, nutmeg & cinnamon.
  • Place the dates & nuts in another bowl, tossing them with 1/4 cup of the flour mixture.
  • Add the remaining flour mixture to the sweet potato mixture & blend, then fold in the dates & nuts.
  • Pour the batter into the prepared baking dish & bake for 60 minutes or until a toothpick stuck in the center comes out clean.
  • Cool on a wire rack before cutting into 24 small squares.
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