Date squares

Authorali
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Date squares
These date squares are awesome! They are easy to make and taste great. This recipe has a perfect level of sweetness. You will love every bite of it because its not too sweet. These date squares are delightfully delicious. On the other hand, these tasty date squares are energizer and rich in vitamins. You can also add coffee instead of water. These are the best ever! Your children would love them, too. These date squares can be an ebergizer and healthy snack. Make them and enjoy them.

Yields1 Serving
Prep Time6 minsCook Time14 minsTotal Time20 mins
 Filling:
 2 ½ cups Rabbi dates (you can use regular dried dates)
 One cup water
 2 tbsp lemon juice
 2 tbsp brown sugar
 ½ tsp baking soda
 Crisp:
 1 ¾ cups quick-cooking oats
 One cup unbleached all-purpose flour
 ¾ cup brown sugar
 ¼ tsp baking powder
 ¾ cup semi-salted butter, softened
1

With the rack in the middle position, preheat the oven to 350 °F (180 °C). Line a 20-cm (8-inch) square baking dish with a strip of parchment paper, letting it hang over both sides. Butter the other two sides.

2

Filling: In a pot, bring the dates, water, lemon juice, and brown sugar to a boil. Add the baking soda and simmer for 5 minutes, stirring constantly with a wooden spoon, or until the dates have fallen apart. Let cool.

3

Crisp: In a bowl, combine the oats, flour, brown sugar, and baking powder. Add the butter and stir to combine.
Spread half the crisp in the baking dish and press firmly. Layer with the date mixture. Cover with the remaining crisp and press lightly. Bake for 55 minutes or until the crisp is golden brown. Let cool on a wire rack for 4 hours. Unmould and cut into 16 squares.

Ingredients

 Filling:
 2 ½ cups Rabbi dates (you can use regular dried dates)
 One cup water
 2 tbsp lemon juice
 2 tbsp brown sugar
 ½ tsp baking soda
 Crisp:
 1 ¾ cups quick-cooking oats
 One cup unbleached all-purpose flour
 ¾ cup brown sugar
 ¼ tsp baking powder
 ¾ cup semi-salted butter, softened

Directions

1

With the rack in the middle position, preheat the oven to 350 °F (180 °C). Line a 20-cm (8-inch) square baking dish with a strip of parchment paper, letting it hang over both sides. Butter the other two sides.

2

Filling: In a pot, bring the dates, water, lemon juice, and brown sugar to a boil. Add the baking soda and simmer for 5 minutes, stirring constantly with a wooden spoon, or until the dates have fallen apart. Let cool.

3

Crisp: In a bowl, combine the oats, flour, brown sugar, and baking powder. Add the butter and stir to combine.
Spread half the crisp in the baking dish and press firmly. Layer with the date mixture. Cover with the remaining crisp and press lightly. Bake for 55 minutes or until the crisp is golden brown. Let cool on a wire rack for 4 hours. Unmould and cut into 16 squares.

Date squares

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