GRAMMA’S DATE SQUARES RECIPE | ALLRECIPES
Provided by: Michelle Young
Categories: Canadian Cookies
Total time: 50 minutes
Prep time: 25 minutes
Cook time: 25 minutes
Yield: 12 squares
|1 ½ cups rolled oats|
|1 ½ cups sifted pastry flour|
|1 ⅓ cups packed brown sugar, divided|
|¾ teaspoon baking soda|
|¼ teaspoon salt|
|¾ cup butter, softened|
|¾ pound pitted dates, diced|
|1 cup water|
|1 teaspoon lemon juice|
- Preheat the oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C).
- Combine oats, pastry flour, 1 cup brown sugar, baking soda, and salt in a large bowl. Mix in butter until crumbly. Press half of the mixture into the bottom of a 9-inch square baking pan.
- Combine dates, water, and remaining 1/3 cup brown sugar in a small saucepan over medium heat. Bring to a boil, and cook until thickened. Stir in lemon juice, and remove from heat. Spread the filling over the base, and spread the remaining crumb mixture on top.
- Bake in the preheated oven until the top is lightly toasted, 20 to 25 minutes. Cool before cutting into 12 squares.
Calories 363.1 calories, CarbohydrateContent 63.7 g, CholesterolContent 30.5 mg, FatContent 12.5 g, FiberContent 5.3 g, ProteinContent 3.7 g, SaturatedFatContent 7.4 g, SodiumContent 217.4 mg, SugarContent 41.8 g
How much protein powder do I add to date energy balls?
I often get asked how to add protein powder to date energy balls so I tested it and found that you can reduce the nuts to 1/3 cup and add 2 Tablespoons (about 10 grams) of protein powder to this basic recipe to amp up the protein a bit! Can I Make Date Energy Balls Nut-Free?
How many dates in a cup of protein powder?
1 1 cup Medjool dates (which is about 10-12 dates) 2 1/3 cup nuts 3 2 Tablespoons protein powder 4 pinch of sea salt More …
Are protein bars with dates good for You?
A homemade protein bar with dates is a good alternative to commercial bars. You can easily store these bars in your refrigerator for several days or even weeks. These tasty treats are very low in calories and will keep you satisfied all day. The one serving provides about 18 grams of protein and six grams of good fat and four grams of fiber.
How to make protein bars with Medjool dates?
If you want to make your own protein bars, you should use Medjool dates and process them in a food processor. After processing, add other ingredients like chocolate chips and coconut. Once the mixture is smooth and firm, you can press the bars into a pan with an 8×8 inch square shape.