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Harvest Hand Squares Recipe

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This recipe for Harvest Hand Squares, by , is from The Meyer Family Cookbook - Generations of Family Recipes , one of the cookbooks created at FamilyCookbookProject.com. We help families or individuals create heirloom cookbook treasures.

Tom Buening
Added: Saturday, February 18, 2006


1 1/2 cup sugar
1 cup sour cream
1 egg
4 cups flour
2 tsp. cream of tartar
1 1/4 tsp. baking soda
1 tsp. vanilla
1 cup coconut
1 cup dates
1 cup raisins
1 cup nuts

Cream together sugar & sour cream. Add egg.

Sift flour, cream of tartar & soda together, then add to sugar mixture.

Add the remaining ingredients.

Spread thinly on cookie sheet & then cut into squares.

Bake in moderate oven 15 - 20 minutes.

Personal Notes:
Personal Notes:
Found this written by Mom on the back of a sheet from a 1947 Seagrams calendar.




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