These yummy date squares just melt in your mouth. Beat egg white and brown sugar together to give you the nice crispy topping. Delicious!

Date Squares Recipe

These yummy date squares just melt in your mouth. Beat egg white and brown sugar together to give you the nice crispy topping. Delicious!
Prep Time20 mins
Cook Time30 mins
Total Time50 mins
Servings: 20 pieces

Ingredients

  • 1/2 cup Butter / Margarine
  • 1/2 cup White Sugar
  • 2 Eggs separated
  • 1 tsp Vanilla
  • 1 cup Dates chopped
  • 1 1/2 cup Flour
  • 1 tsp Baking Powder
  • 1/8 tsp Salt
  • 1/2 cup Water boiling
  • 1 cup Brown Sugar

Instructions

  • Preheat oven to 140°C.
  • Beat butter and white sugar till light add egg yolks and vanilla.
  • Sift flour, baking powder and salt.
  • Add to butter mixture.
  • Mix to a creamy dough. 
  • Press into a greased flat pan. 
  • Pour boiling water over dates and mix until dates are soft.
  • Spread over the dough.
  • Beat egg whites and add brown sugar bit by bit to form a meringue. 
  • Spread over the dates.
  • Bake for 30 minutes. 
  • Cool and cut into squares.

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