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Southern Date Balls Recipe

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Contributor:  
Contributor:  
Jenni Colquitt

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Ingredients:  
Ingredients:  
1 stick butter (or margarine)
1 cup sugar
1 pack chopped dates (8 oz.)
2 cups Rice Krispies cereal
1 tsp. vanilla
Confectionersí sugar (enough to roll balls)

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Directions:
Directions:
Put butter, sugar, and chopped dates in a sauce pan. Cook on medium low heat until dates are melted. This takes about 8 minutes. Take off heat and stir in Rice Krispies and vanilla. You can also add a cup of chopped nuts in you like. Pecans are good. Pout date mixture in a pan and let it cool. You donít want it totally cold, but you donít want it so hot it hurts your hands. Take pieces of the mixture and shape into balls. It helps if you put a little butter on your fingers to do this. Roll balls in confectionersí sugar

 

 

 

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