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Nutritional Info
  • Servings Per Recipe: 48
  • Amount Per Serving
  • Calories: 173.1
  • Total Fat: 8.3 g
  • Cholesterol: 19.9 mg
  • Sodium: 94.9 mg
  • Total Carbs: 23.7 g
  • Dietary Fiber: 1.7 g
  • Protein: 2.3 g

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Purity Date Squares

Submitted by: CURVES_N_CURLS

Introduction

From my Granny's old Purity Cook Book, my Dad's favourite. :) (The recipe originally called for half the ingredients listed here, and baked in a 8-inch square pan.) I've doubled it here for a crowd! NOT a 'diet' food, but a good treat. All calories are calculated, down to the greasing of the pan --- you're covered! ;-) From my Granny's old Purity Cook Book, my Dad's favourite. :) (The recipe originally called for half the ingredients listed here, and baked in a 8-inch square pan.) I've doubled it here for a crowd! NOT a 'diet' food, but a good treat. All calories are calculated, down to the greasing of the pan --- you're covered! ;-)
Number of Servings: 48

Ingredients

    ***DATE FILLING***

    Combine in a saucepan:
    ~ 2 cups chopped Dates (390g, +/-)
    ~ 2 tbsp. Brown Sugar
    ~ 1 cup Water

    (((Bring to a boil and cook until dates are soft enough to be mashed with a fork - about five minutes. The mixture should be the consistency of jam. Set aside to cool.)))


    ***CRUMB MIXTURE***

    Pre-heat oven to 325F.

    Blend or sift together:
    ~ 2 cups All-purpose (white) Flour
    ~ 1 tsp. Baking Soda
    ~ 1/4 tsp. Salt

    Cut in:
    ~ 2 cups Butter

    Then blend in:
    ~ 2 cups lightly-packed Brown Sugar
    ~ 4 cups Rolled Oats

    (((Press half of this mixture over bottom of a greased 9 x 13-inch pan. Cover evenly with cooled Date Filling. Then cover with remaining Crumb Mixture and pat until smooth.)))

Directions

Follow instructions under the Ingredients List, and then:

1. Bake in preheated 325F oven for 35 to 45 minutes, or unitl a light golden brown.

2. Cool before cutting into 48 squares (6 rows long, and 8 rows wide).

3. Enjoy! :)

Number of Servings: 48

Recipe submitted by SparkPeople user CURVES_N_CURLS.






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