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Date Balls Recipe

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Contributor:  
Contributor:  
Milly Babcock
Added: Monday, March 5, 2007

Category:
Category:

Ingredients:  
Ingredients:  
1 lb. chopped dates, 1/2 c. butter, 1/2 c. sugar, 1 egg, 2 1/2 c. Rice Krispies, 1/2 t. vanilla, 1/2 c. chopped walnuts, preferably black walnuts, 1/2 c. coconut, optional.

Directions:
Directions:
Mix dates, butter, sugar & egg in saucepan & cook over medium heat till thickened, stirring constantly.
Cool. Add rice krispies, vanilla & nuts. With buttered hands, form into small balls. Roll in coconut (if desired) & place on waxed paper lined cookie sheet. Refrigerate.

Number Of Servings:
Number Of Servings:
24
Personal Notes:
Personal Notes:
Date balls were Shawn's favorite Christmas treat!
They freeze nicely, if there are any left to freeze!

 

 

 

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