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Date-Nut Fingers Recipe

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Contributor:  
Contributor:  
Barbara Wade
Added: Thursday, April 7, 2005

Category:
Category:

Ingredients:  
Ingredients:  
1 cup chopped dates
1 cup chopped pecans or walnuts (or mixed)
1 cup sugar
1/2 cup butter or margarine
1 tbsp. light corn syrup
1 egg - well beaten
2 cups rice crispy cereal
1/4 tsp. almond extract
1/2 tsp. vanilla extract

Directions:
Directions:
Combine ALL ingredients except cereal, almond & vanilla extracts in a deep saucepan. Cook 10 minutes, stirring constantly. Do not over cook. Remove from heat; stir in cereal, almond & vanilla extracts and set aside to cool. Mixture will be sticky, but never mind; dust hands with powder sugar & form small finger size rolls. Drop into bowl of powdered sugar or finely grated coconut; roll until well coated.

Number Of Servings:
Number Of Servings:
Yields about 5 dozen
Personal Notes:
Personal Notes:
Recipe from my mother, Elizabeth C. Currie, on 12/23/78.

 

 

 

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