“This is an old time favorite square recipe.Date Squares are known in Western Canada as Matrimonial Cake is a popular date filled rolled oat squares.”
READY IN:
40mins
SERVES:
8
UNITS:
US

Ingredients Nutrition

Directions

  1. Base:
  2. In a large bowl, combine oatmeal, flour, brown sugar, baking powder, baking soda and salt.
  3. Cut in butter until crumbly.
  4. Spread 3/4 of the crumbs in a 9 x 13 inch cake pan.
  5. Date Filling:
  6. Mix dates, water and sugar together in a saucepan.
  7. Cook until thick, stirring frequently.
  8. Remove from heat and add lemon juice.
  9. Allow to cool before using.
  10. Spread over the crumbs in the pan.
  11. Sprinkle the remaining crumbs over top of the filling.
  12. Bake at 350 degrees F.
  13. for 20 minutes.

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