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Date Balls Recipe

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Contributor:  
Contributor:  
Patty Roylance
Added: Saturday, November 3, 2007

Category:
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Ingredients:  
Ingredients:  
1 c butter
1 1/;2 c sugar
2 c dates
2 tabl evaporated milk
1 tesp salt
2 eggs beaten
4 c rice krispies
1 c shopped nuts
1 tesp vanilla
coconut ( to roll the balls in)

Directions:
Directions:
In a heavy pan, melt butter, stir in sugar till melted, add dates and continue to cook, stirring until mixture leaves the side of the pan. Stir in milk,salt, eggs, and cook 2 min. Remove from heat, add rice krispies, vanilla and nuts. Cool until you can handle. Not very long! Roll into balls then coconut. Refrigerate until firm.

Personal Notes:
Personal Notes:
This was Jason's favorite Christmas cookie. Another recipe I got when I first joined the church. Grace Wilton is Mike Wilton's mom.(she was a member too). She had great recipes also. They put together a cookbook and this was one I used a lot.

 

 

 

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