Pineapple-Date Squares

by | May 17, 2018 | Desserts, Recipes

Ingredients for Crumb Mixture:

1  1/2 cup quick oats

1 cup organic whole wheat flour

1/2 teaspoon salt

1/3 cup cold-pressed oil

2 tablespoons water

2 tablespoons organic whole-cane or brown sugar

1//2 cup pecans, chopped

Ingredients for Filling:

1 cup dates

1 cup crushed pineapple

1/2 cup pineapple juice or water

Pinch of salt

1 teaspoon vanilla


Measure dry ingredients (not pecans) of crumb mixture into bowl and mix well.

Measure oil and water in a cup and beat with a fork.

Pour into dry mixture and mix until crumbly. Set aside.

Cook the dates with pineapple and juice/water until thick. Thicken with cornstarch if needed. Stir constantly.

Put half of oat mixture into a 8 by 8 inch dish and flatten mix with your hands.

Spread date-pineapple mixture on top.

Sprinkle with chopped pecans and cover with the remaining oat mixture.

Bake at 350 degrees F. for about 25-30 minutes until lightly browned.

Cut into 12 squares when cooled.

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