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Tuesday, April 5, 2011

A - Z Blogging Challenge - D





My husband's favourite!!


     “D” 




 Date Squares

Base:

1 1/2 cups flour
2 cups oatmeal
1 cup brown sugar
1/2 tsp. baking soda
1 tsp. vanilla
1 cup butter (softened)

Filling:

1 pound pitted, chopped dates
1 cup brown sugar
1 cup boiling water

Mix base ingredients together and press half into bottom of buttered 9"x13" baking pan.  Set aside.  Put filling ingredients in a saucepan and cook over medium heat, stirring until thickened.  Spread filling over prepared base and then cover with remaining base mixture.  Press lightly. Bake at 350 degrees F. for 25 - 30 minutes or until lightly browned.  Cool before cutting and store in airtight container.

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22 Comments:

At April 5, 2011 at 7:01 AM , Blogger Christine said...

Nice one! Thanks.

 
At April 5, 2011 at 8:02 AM , Blogger Liz P said...

Mmm dates. Another great recipe, thanks! :)

 
At April 5, 2011 at 8:55 AM , Blogger shelly said...

Sweetman may eat those for breakfast. Always trying to find something half-way decent for him to eat. He eats a lot of crap.

 
At April 5, 2011 at 9:32 AM , Blogger K.C. Woolf said...

Great idea, I'll need to try this.

BTW, your Artichoke dip inspired my 'D is for Dips'. Thanks!

 
At April 5, 2011 at 9:48 AM , Blogger Lynn said...

Yum! Sounds great!

 
At April 5, 2011 at 10:34 AM , Blogger Katerina said...

They sound delicious!

 
At April 5, 2011 at 12:38 PM , Blogger Pegasuslegend said...

healthy for sure!

 
At April 5, 2011 at 1:29 PM , Blogger Joyce said...

I'm visiting from the A-Z today...love the recipe theme! I enjoy cooking and will look forward to trying some of these dishes.

I guess I qualify as an older mom...I prefer the word 'experienced' : )

 
At April 5, 2011 at 1:31 PM , Blogger Manzanita said...

Another good recipe. I passed the choc/pistaschio one on already.. Appreciate your yummy blog.

 
At April 5, 2011 at 4:11 PM , Blogger Talei said...

Awesome, now I WANT some! ;-)

 
At April 5, 2011 at 4:50 PM , Blogger baygirl32 said...

ummm, so when are you going to be popping them in the mail?

http://baygirl32.blogspot.com

 
At April 5, 2011 at 6:31 PM , Blogger Name: Luana Krause said...

This looks so good! Nice to have a blog challenger posting recipes! LOVE IT!

 
At April 5, 2011 at 6:36 PM , Blogger Sig Wynne-Evans said...

Sounds very tasty!!

Sig

 
At April 5, 2011 at 7:07 PM , Blogger Amanda Trought said...

Monica, these recipes sound delicous. I'm going to try this one. I think your blog is great by the way!

Amanda
http://realityarts-creativity.blogspot.com

 
At April 5, 2011 at 7:23 PM , Blogger Margaret Hall said...

Oooops~! Now I must add these ingredients for the list for the store...Thanks, you have made the list for the desserts for "take with" to a meeting...
Great "D"...
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At April 5, 2011 at 7:59 PM , Blogger Skye said...

Hello!
I saw you left a comment on my blog that you were following me, so I’m stopping by to follow you back!
If you could follow me on Facebook/Twitter, that would be awesome!!
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Thanks for your time!
Skye

 
At April 5, 2011 at 9:18 PM , Blogger J.L. Campbell said...

Sounds delicious and it healthy too.

 
At April 5, 2011 at 10:11 PM , Blogger Ann said...

I love dates. Another great recipe for the new recipe book I am going to have to purchase for all these gems!

 
At April 5, 2011 at 10:42 PM , Blogger Better is Possible said...

I love date bars. I've never made them and am looking forward to trying your recipe.

 
At April 5, 2011 at 11:45 PM , Blogger mymy said...

just reading the recipe made me drool!LOL
thanks for visiting my 'D'. returning back the love :)

 
At April 5, 2011 at 11:53 PM , Blogger Nick Thomas said...

Date Squares look better than square dates!

 
At April 6, 2011 at 3:59 PM , Blogger Thisisme. said...

You're giving us some lovely recipes here! Thank you! I am going to try them all out.

 

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