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Date Squares

Date Squares

20 Minutes

36 Squares/Balls



Position oven rack in the centre of the oven.

Preheat oven to 350˚ F (180˚ C).

Spray a 9 x 9 inch (23 x 23 cm) pan with nonstick cooking spray.

In a medium bowl, combine alpiste flour, sugar, dates, walnuts, and baking powder.

In a separate bowl, beat eggs until light and thickened.

Combine egg mixture with canary seed flour mixture. Mix well.

Scrape batter into the prepared 9 x 9 inch (23 x 23 cm) pan.

Bake for 35 minutes.

While still warm, sift icing sugar over top and cut into small squares (36), or roll each square

into a ball and roll balls in the icing sugar.


1 cup (250 mL) alpiste flour

1 cup (250 mL) granulated sugar

1 cup (250 mL) chopped dates

1/2 cup (125 mL) chopped walnuts or pecans

2 tsp (10 mL) baking powder

3 large eggs

1 Tbsp (15 mL) icing sugar (more if rolling into balls)

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