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Date and Nut Squares (VRP 034)

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Date and Nut Squares

Date and Nut Squares

Cook Time: 30 minutes
Total Time: 30 minutes

Ingredients

  • 1 pound dates, chopped
  • 1 cup water
  • 1/2 cup granulated sugar
  • 1/2 cup nuts, chopped
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1 1/2 sticks butter
  • 1 cup firmly packed brown sugar
  • 1 1/4 cups flour
  • 1 1/4 cups quick oats

Instructions

  1. Boil dates, water, and sugar for 5 minutes or until thick
  2. Cool slightly
  3. Add the nuts and set aside
  4. Cream the butter and gradually add the granulated and brown sugars
  5. Add the flour, salt, and oats (the mixture will be crumbly)
  6. Pack 2/3 of the mixture into 13" x 9" x 2" buttered pan
  7. Spread with date mixture
  8. Sprinkle remaining crumbs on top
  9. Press down light
  10. Bake at 350 degrees for 30 minutes

Date and Nut Squares

Date and Nut Squares

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