Wednesday, January 19, 2011

Citrus and Dates Squares

Makes 16 squares that instantly satisfy any stubborn sweet tooth. And any sour tooth. And any sweet&sour tooth.

Preheat oven at 350 F.

In a large bowl mix together:
- 1 whole egg
- 1/3 cup vegetable oil
- 3/4 cup agave syrup
- pure vanilla extract
- juice from 1 orange and 2 lemons
- 4 Medjool dates finely chopped

In a medium bowl mix:
- 2 cups whole wheat flour
- 1 tsp baking powder
- 1 tsp baking soda

Add dry ingredients to liquid mixture and mix well. Do not over mix.
Pour batter into a 9 inch square baking pan lined with parchment paper.
Bake for 30 minutes. Let cool before cutting into squares.

Nutrients per 1 of 16 pieces: Calories: 150, Total Fat: 4.9g, Saturated Fat: 0.6g, Trans Fat: 0g, Cholesterol: 13mg, Sodium: 5mg, Total Carbs: 26g, Dietary Fiber: 2.2g, Sugars: 4.4g, Proteins: 2.6g
Vitamin A: 1%, Vitamin C: 6%, Calcium: 1%, Iron: 4%

1 comment:

  1. I love sweets made with whole wheat flour, I think it gives them a kind of nutty flavor, I call it my secret ingredient when everyone is drooling over my famous choco chip cookies. Thanks for all the great ww recipes.


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