This Date and Walnut Square Recipe has got a very nice mix of dates, walnuts and coconut. They are easy to make and will soon become a favorite with the family.

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Date and Walnut Square Recipe

This Date and Walnut Square Recipe has got a very nice mix of dates, walnuts and coconut. They are easy to make and will soon become a favorite with the family.
Prep Time30 mins
Cook Time40 mins
Total Time1 hr 10 mins
Servings: 16 pieces

Ingredients

  • 1 cup Sugar
  • 1/2 cup Margarine
  • 2 Eggs
  • 2 cups Flour
  • 2 tsp Baking Powder
  • 1/2 cup Coconut
  • 1 1/2 cups Dates chopped
  • 1/2 cup Walnuts
  • 1 Lemon juice and grated rind
  • 1/3 cup Milk

Instructions

  • Preheat oven to 180°C.
  • Cream margarine and sugar together. 
  • Add eggs, beat well.
  • Add sifted flour and baking powder. 
  • Add coconut, dates, walnuts, lemon juice and rind and milk. 
  • Mix to a dough and spoon into a prepared baking tin (25cm x 25cm). 
  • Bake for 40 minutes or until done. 
  • Cool in the tin for 5 minutes. 
  • Turn out, cool on a cooling rack.

Icing

  • 1 cup sifted icing sugar mixed with about 2 tablespoons lemon juice to make a glace icing.
  • Spoon over the squares. 
  • Decorate with walnuts.

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