a batch of date squares sitting on parchment paper, freshly cut into squares, with a knife to one side and two squares to the side on a cooling rack


Old-Fashioned Date Squares

Delicious date squares are a simple blend of brown sugar, oats, butter and sweet dates—a comforting treat for a cozy winter afternoon. If there’s a baked-goods equivalent to a hug, this is it.

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Chatelaine's Winter 2023 issue features our all-time best cookie recipes from the past 95 years! Plus 50 made-in-Canada gifts you'll feel great about giving, one woman’s harrowing experience with Ozempic, a love letter to sisters and more.

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