"The most remarkable thing about my mother is that for thirty years she served the family nothing but leftovers. The original meal has never been found."--Calvin Trillin

Harvest Hand Squares Recipe

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Contributor:  
Contributor:  
Tom Buening
Added: Saturday, February 18, 2006

Category:
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Ingredients:  
Ingredients:  
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

Directions:
Directions:
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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