Filled Date Squares
CATEGORIES
INGREDIENTS
  • Cooking Time: 30
  • Servings: 24
  • Preparation Time: 20
  • 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
  1. Mix all cookie ingredients well, stirring butter in last
  2. Pat half of the mixture into a buttered pan, set aside
  3. Filling:
  4. Boil dates with sugar and water until smooth
  5. Add lemon and orange rind and cool.
  6. Spread filling over cookie mixture already in pan
  7. Pat remaining dough over this.
  8. Bake in 325 oven for 30 minutes
  9. Cut while warm
  10. Top with powdered sugar or icing.