Makes about 40 squares
- 3 - eggs, lightly beaten
- 1 - cup sugar
- 3/4 - cup pastry flour
- 1/2 - teaspoon salt
- 1 - teaspoon baking powder
- 1 - pound dates, chopped
- 1 - cup walnut meats
Preheat oven to 350° F. Grease baking
Add sugar gradually to beaten eggs.
Sift in flour, salt, and baking powder and mix well.
dates and nuts lightly with flour, fold into batter.
pan, leaving space around edges for spreading.
Bake for about 40 minutes. Cool, cut in strips.
Pennsylvania Dutch Did You Know?
The Pennsylvania Dutch come mostly from what is now Germany
rather than the Netherlands. Logically, their language too is
ultimately a derivative of Palatinate German, not Dutch.