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Squares, Date-Nut (P, TNT)
Source: "The New International Goodwill Recipe Book," by The Johannesburg Women's Zionist League
Yield: 30-40 squares

5 tbsp. flour
2 tsp. baking powder
1/8 tsp. salt
3/4 cup sugar
375g (11 oz.) pitted, chopped dates
1 cup chopped nuts
2 large or 3 small eggs
1 tsp. vanilla

Sift flour and then measure. Sift again with baking powder and salt. Combine all other ingredients with the eggs one at a time and unbeaten. Mix well with a wooden spoon.

Spread in a large shallow greased 10"x12" pan and bake at 160°C (325°F) for 35-40 minutes. When baked, cut in squares and sprinkle with icing sugar while hot. Remove from pan when warm or cold.

Posted by Renée Glass

Nutritional Info Per Serving: N/A