Lemon Date Squares
|All purpose flour||2 Cup (32 tbs)|
|Baking powder||1 Teaspoon|
|Oats||2 Cup (32 tbs), uncooked (Quick-Cooking Or Regular)|
|Firmly packed brown sugar||1 Cup (16 tbs)|
|Shortening||1 Cup (16 tbs)|
|Date filling||1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)|
Combine flour, soda, and baking powder.
Stir in oats and brown sugar.
Cut in shortening with two knives or pastry blender.
Line greased 9-inch-square pan with heavy-duty aluminum foil or baking paper.
Grease foil or paper.
Pack about half of mixture into pan.
Spread Date Filling over this layer; top with remaining flour mixture.
Bake at 350° for 40 to 45 minutes.
Set pan on cake rack to cool.
Cut in squares to serve.