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This recipe was taken from the Take a Biscuit recipe book, written and published by us.

Date Fingers


  • 1 x 200 g packet of Bakers Blue Label Marie Biscuits
  • 200 g butter
  • 125 ml sugar
  • 250 g chopped, pitted dates
  • 10 ml vanilla essence
  • coconut for sprinkling


Break the Bakers Blue Label Marie Biscuits into small pieces. Place in a bowl and set aside.

Combine the butter, sugar and dates in a saucepan and heat until the butter has melted. Stir in the vanilla.

Add the mixture to the biscuits and mix well. Spoon into a greased 20 cm square dish and press down firmly.

Sprinkle coconut over and place in fridge to chill before cutting into fingers.

Makes about 18