Date squares

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This recipe was from Panter's family recipe book.

Ingredients[edit]

Filling[edit]

  • 1 lb pitted dates
  • ¾ cup hot water
  • ¼ cup white sugar
  • 1 tsp vanilla
  • 1 pinch salt

Base[edit]

  • 1 ½ cups flour
  • ½ tsp baking soda
  • 1 ½ cups rolled oats
  • 1 ½ cups brown sugar
  • 1 cup butter

Method[edit]

Step 1: Filling[edit]

  1. Combine dates, sugar, water, salt in pot.
  2. Heat on medium-low until soft & water absorbed.
  3. Allow to cool, and then add vanilla.

Step 2: Base[edit]

  1. Blend flour, baking soda
  2. Add to oats, brown sugar
  3. Work in butter until crumbly

Step 3: Combination[edit]

  1. Spread ½ inch of base in bottom of 9” pan firmly.
  2. Cover with date filling.
  3. Pat on other ½ crumbs.
  4. Bake at 350°F 20-25 minutes.