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Date Squares

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Ingredients
  Dates 1 Cup (16 tbs), chopped
  Water 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Brown sugar 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Butter 6 Tablespoon
  Sugar 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Egg yolks 2
  Vanilla extract 1 Teaspoon
  All-purpose flour 1 1⁄2 Cup (24 tbs), sifted
  Baking powder 1 Teaspoon
  Egg whites 2
  Brown sugar 1 Cup (16 tbs)
Directions

–  Preheat oven to 350 °F (175 °C).
–  Butter a square 8-inch (20 cm) baking pan.
–  In a saucepan, boil dates with water and brown sugar until mixture thickens. Remove from heat and cool.
–  In a bowl, combine butter, sugar, and egg yolks. Add vanilla extract, then dry ingredients.
–  Pour batter into mold and top with dates.
–  In a separate bowl, beat egg whites into stiff peaks, add brown sugar and stir.
–  Pour egg whites over dates and bake 45 minutes. Cut into squares.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Easy
Cuisine: 
American
Course: 
Snack, Fruit Dessert
Method: 
Baked
Interest: 
Everyday

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