Date Squares

These Vegan Date Squares are sweet, delicious and secretly packed full of nutrients. The Vegan Date Squares are a no-bake recipe, making it a quick and easy snack. These squares (or bars) are a hit no matter the occasion!

Date Squares

Recipe by RobynCourse: DessertDifficulty: Easy


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  • 1/2 cup Coconut Oil

  • 1 Cup (8 oz) Dates, chopped

  • 1/2 Cup Cane Sugar (or sweetener of choice)

  • 3/4 Cup Cashews, chopped (any kind of nut will do)

  • 3/4 Cup Hemp Seeds

  • 1 Cup Granola

  • 3/4 Cup Vegan Chocolate Chips (for topping)

  • 1/4 Cup Coconut Oil (for topping)


  • Combine Coconut Oil, Dates and Sugar in a saucepan on med/low heat. Stir constantly for about 5-7 minutes until soft and well combined
  • Remove from heat and stir in Nuts, Hemp Seeds and Granola until well combined.
  • Grease a 9×9 pan. Press mixture into pan at tightly as possible. (The looser it is, the crumblier it will be!)
  • In a small saucepan on low heat, melt and combine the remaining Coconut Oil and Vegan Chocolate Chips. Pour over squares in desired pattern.
  • Refrigerate for 15 minutes to set. Cut into squares or strips for bars and enjoy!


  • *Feel free to sprinkle extra Hemp Seeds or some shredded coconut on top (and press in slightly) before setting in refrigerator.

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