We can choose to do it hard and time consuming over Christmas time, or quick and easy. I choose easy. And of course without sacrificing flavour.  These squares have it all. Coming from a very good friend of my mother, many many years ago, they taste like friendship and memories.

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…winter beauty…

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An entry for Susan at Foodblogga’s christmas cookies round 2.

8 thoughts on “Date and coconut squares

  1. Ronell, I’m a big fan of treats with natural sweeteners and these are now included in that roster.

    I’m also smitten with your recipe cards…that’s attention to detail.

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  2. You know, I’m sure my mom used to make these… Beautiful pics as always. How come Europe gets frosty and beautiful and London just gets grey and eye-wateringly cold?! No fair!

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  3. I visit your website regularly and have cooked some of your recipes, liking the results very much. At our next cooking-club event on December 12th, we’d like to make your very appetizing cookies. Could you please indicate the weight per package of the butter biscuits (petit-beurres, n’est-ce pas?), so we don’t spoil the recipe. In Switzerland les Petit-Beurres come in different package-sizes… Thanks a lot.

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  4. Eva, I’m answering here as well just in case the email I sent you doesn’t get to you – I will check the weight per package of the petit beurrres tomorrow and send it to you.
    Thanks for the following and trying the recipes!
    Ronelle

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