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Date Balls Recipe

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Contributor:  
Contributor:  
Carolyn Hoskins
Added: Tuesday, February 10, 2009

Category:
Category:

Ingredients:  
Ingredients:  
8 oz. Pitted Dates
1 c. Sugar
1 Stick of Margarine
1 Egg
2 c. Rice Krispies
1 c. Nuts ( I use Walnuts)
Powdered Sugar

Directions:
Directions:
Mix together in a saucepan dates, sugar, butter and egg. Cook on medium heat to bubbling and dates are soft. Remove from heat and cool. Once cool, add Rice Krispies and Nuts, mix well. Roll into balls and roll in powdered sugar.

Number Of Servings:
Number Of Servings:
Makes 3 - 4 dozen
Preparation Time:
Preparation Time:
1 hour.
Personal Notes:
Personal Notes:
These were one of my Moms favorites to make at Christmastime.

 

 

 

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