FILLED DATE SQUARES

 

  • Cooking Time: 30
  • Servings: 24
  • Preparation Time: 20

Ingredients

  • 1 1/2 cups rolled oats
  • 1 3/4 cups flour
  • 1/2 tsp baking soda
  • 1/2 tsp salt
  • 1 cup walnut meats
  • 1 cup brown sugar
  • 1 tsp cinnamon
  • 1 cup melted butter
  • Date filling ingredients:
  • 1 lb pitted dates, cut fine
  • 1 cup sugar
  • 1/2 cup water
  • Lemon rind
  • Orange rind
  • Powdered sugar or icing

Directions

  • Mix all cookie ingredients well, stirring butter in last
  • Pat half of the mixture into a buttered pan, set aside
  • Filling:
  • Boil dates with sugar and water until smooth
  • Add lemon and orange rind and cool.
  • Spread filling over cookie mixture already in pan
  • Pat remaining dough over this.
  • Bake in 325 oven for 30 minutes
  • Cut while warm
  • Top with powdered sugar or icing.

Notes

Categories: Cookies 

Author Credit: Anna Fuhrman

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