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Old Fashioned Date Loaf Candy Recipe

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This recipe for Old Fashioned Date Loaf Candy, by , is from From the Prairie to Pawley's, one of the cookbooks created at FamilyCookbookProject.com. We help families or individuals create heirloom cookbook treasures.

Added: Wednesday, December 23, 2009


2 c. sugar
1 T. flour
1/2 tsp. salt
2 c. nuts
2 c. dates
1 c. cream
1 tsp. vanilla
2 tsp. butter

*you can substitute the amount of dates for half the amount of persimmons

Combine all ingredients except dates and nuts. Simmer in saucepan until it reaches soft ball stage. Add dates. Simmer again to soft ball stage and add nuts. Roll in clean wet cloth. Keep in refrigerator and slice as needed.




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