Almost My Grandmas Date Squares Recipe

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  2. Add dates, water, brown sugar, and cook in pot over medium heat, stirring often, until dates are soft and mixture is thickened (about 15 minutes) YMMV - your mileage may vary
  3. Stir in lemon juice and remove from heat
  4. Let cool
  5. Optional: You can microwave date mixture, but you will be on your own for settings and how long.
  7. Combine oats, flour, salt, soda, sugar in bowl
  8. Add butter, cutting into mixture until crumbly
  9. Press 1/2 crumb mixture into bottom of 9 inch square pan
  10. Spread cooled filling evenly over the top of bottom layer
  11. Spread remaining crumble mixture over date mixture
  12. Bake in a 350F oven for 20-25 minutes or until top is nicely toasted.
  13. Let cool before cutting into squares
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Nutrition Facts

Per ServingPer 100 g
Amount Per 1 Serving
Calories 774.14 Kcal (3241 kJ)
Calories from fat 250.96 Kcal
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 27.88g 43%
Cholesterol 45.75mg 15%
Sodium 953.55mg 40%
Potassium 537.54mg 11%
Total Carbs 129.88g 43%
Sugars 74.65g 299%
Dietary Fiber 8.74g 35%
Protein 8.16g 16%
Vitamin C 0.2mg 0%
Vitamin A 0.2mg 7%
Iron 3.9mg 22%
Calcium 168.6mg 17%
Amount Per 100 g
Calories 351.92 Kcal (1473 kJ)
Calories from fat 114.09 Kcal
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 12.68g 43%
Cholesterol 20.8mg 15%
Sodium 433.48mg 40%
Potassium 244.36mg 11%
Total Carbs 59.04g 43%
Sugars 33.93g 299%
Dietary Fiber 3.97g 35%
Protein 3.71g 16%
Vitamin C 0.1mg 0%
Vitamin A 0.1mg 7%
Iron 1.8mg 22%
Calcium 76.7mg 17%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.
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  • salty
  • savory
  • bitter
  • sweet
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Weightwatchers Points

  • 17
  • 21

Good Points

  • saturated fat free,
  • good source of fiber

Bad Points

  • High in Sodium,
  • High in Sugar

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