Date and Nut Squares

This super homey retro recipe is also super easy. They travel especially well-if they last that long.

Date and Nut Squares

Date and Nut Squares -Mrs Dale Delaitsch

Beat until foamy…2 eggs
Beat in ½ cup sugar, 1 t. vanilla
Sift together and stir in:

½ c. sifted flour, ½ t. baking powder, ½ t. salt.

Mix in 1 cup cut-up walnuts and 2 cups finely cut-up dates.

Spread in well greased 8″ square pan (or larger pan for thinner squares.) Bake until top has dull crust. Cut into squares while warm. Cool. Then remove from pan. If desired, dip in confectioners sugar.

Temperature: 350° F. (slow moderate oven)
Time: Bake 25-30 minutes


  1. I’m gonna make me some of these. Haven’t had any in years & I adore them.

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