Date squares

Recipe from: 2/18/1993 12:00:00 AM
Ingredients 7
Servings 30
Time 10-15 min


  • 30
  • 30
  • 1
    extra-large egg
  • 5
    vanilla essence
  • 500
    dates, finely chopped
  • 8
    Marie biscuits, finely crushed
  • coconut for rolling


Spray a small baking tray with non-stick spray. Melt the margarine and sugar over low heat in a saucepan. Remove from the heat and cool slightly. Add the egg and vanilla essence and mix well. Add the dates and Marie biscuits and mix well. Spoon the mixture into the prepared baking tray, pressing it down firmly with the back of a spoon. Chill, preferably overnight. Cut into squares and roll in the coconut. Makes 30 squares.

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