South African Dates

    South African Dates

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    About this recipe: Dates with crushed biscuits, sugar, vanilla and coconut. Tastiest date squares I have tasted yet!!!

    Serves: 12 

    • 300g packet rich biscuits, crushed
    • 500g pitted dates, chopped
    • 1 egg
    • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
    • 200g margarine
    • 150g caster sugar
    • dessicated coconut

    Prep:10min  ›  Cook:10min  ›  Extra time:10min marinating  ›  Ready in:30min 

    1. Melt margarine on low heat and add sugar. Let it cool and then add egg (mixture must be cool otherwise egg will curdle). Add dates, vanilla and crushed biscuits. Combine well.
    2. Press mixture in a greased dish and sprinkle with coconut. Let it cool in the fridge for 10 minutes and its ready to munch!!

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