Cookbook:Date Squares

Date Squares
Category Confection recipes
Time 50 - 55 minutes

Cookbook | Ingredients | Recipes | Confections

A wonderful square recipe with the flavor of dates. Also see the Date Bar recipe.


Crumb MixtureEdit



  1. In a mixing bowl, combine rolled oats, 1 cup brown sugar, flour, baking soda, salt and melted butter. Mix until crumbly.
  2. Press half the crumb mixture into a lined and greased square baking pan.
  3. In a sauce pan, over low heat, cooker dates, sugar and water until thickened and smooth (about 10 minutes).
  4. Add lemon juice and mix well.
  5. Spread date mixture over crumble layer.
  6. Sprinkle remaining crumb mixture over date filling.
  7. Bake at 350°F (180c) for about 35 minutes, until lightly browned.