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Sugared Date Squares

Your search for great a delicious snack to kill the sweet carvings ends here. Try out these Sugared Date Squares. Filled with the goodness of dates, this is a great recipe. I love the crunch of the walnuts added to this. Make it and let me know what you think of this.
Ingredients
  Sifted flour 1 1⁄4 Cup (20 tbs)
  Baking powder 1 Teaspoon
  Salt 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Dates 1 Cup (16 tbs), chopped
  Sugar 3⁄4 Cup (12 tbs)
  Shortening 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Water 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Vanilla 1 Teaspoon
  Chocolate piece 6 Ounce
  Eggs 2
  Milk 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)
  Walnuts 1 Cup (16 tbs), chopped
  Powdered sugar 1 Cup (16 tbs)
Directions

GETTING READY
1) Grease and flour a 13 x 9 x 2-inch pan.

MAKING
2) In a bowl, combine and sift the flour, baking powder and salt.
3) In a saucepan, combine the dates, sugar, shortening, water and vanilla.
4) Simmer till the dates soften.
5) Take off from the heat.
6) Add in the chocolate pieces.
7) Stir till melted, then beat in the eggs.
8) Stir in the flour mix, alternating with milk,
9) Add in the walnuts and mix well.
10) Spread batter in the baking pan.
11) Place in the oven at 350 degrees, and bake for 20 to 25 minutes.
12) Cool in the pan and cut into squares.

SERVING
13) Roll in powdered sugar.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Medium
Cuisine: 
American
Course: 
Snack
Method: 
Baked
Dish: 
Candy
Restriction: 
Lacto Ovo Vegetarian
Ingredient: 
Date
Interest: 
Kids, Party
Preparation Time: 
25 Minutes
Cook Time: 
25 Minutes
Ready In: 
0 Minutes

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