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“Easy dessert squares. I have been making these for a zillion years, since I was young and cute. Good plain, but better with a dollop of vanilla ice cream or whipped cream or cool whip.”

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Prehat oven to 350 degrees.
  2. Butter a 13 x 9 pan, I use butter flavored cooking spray.
  3. In a large bowl combine cake mix, pudding mix, butter and the lightly beaten egg.
  4. Beat on low speed until crumbly.
  5. Reserve 1/2 cup of crumbs.
  6. Press remaining crumbs into prepared pan.
  7. Bake@ 350 degrees for 15 minutes.
  8. In a large bowl combine flour, brown sugar, water, 2 eggs,.
  9. and vanilla extract.
  10. Beat well until smooth.
  11. Stir in dates, coconut, and nuts.
  12. Spoon evenly over crust.
  13. Spread carefully.
  14. Sprinkle with the 1/2 cup of remaining crumbs.
  15. Bake@ 350 for 20-25 minutes.
  16. Cool and cut into squares.
  17. Really delicious served warmed with whipped cream or vanilla ice cream.

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