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Date and Nut Squares

Servings: 16


  • 2 eggs
  • 1/2 cup sugar
  • 1/2 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 1/2 cup all purpose flour
  • 1/2 teaspoon baking powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1 cup chopped walnuts pecans would also be good
  • 2 cups chopped dates or other dried fruit


  • Preheat oven to 325°F. Grease an 8x8 baking pan.
  • Whisk together the eggs, sugar, and vanilla extra until glossy.
  • Add the flour, baking powder, and salt and stir to combine.
  • Fold in the nuts and dates and transfer to the prepared baking dish. Even the top and make sure to tease the batter into the corners of the pan.
  • Bake for 25-30 minutes, until the top turns golden brown and takes on a dull, shiny finish.
  • Cut into 16 squares and remove from pan while still slightly warm.
  • The squares will keep for up to two weeks in an airtight container.


Serving: 1g