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Date Loaf Candy Recipe

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Contributor:  
Contributor:  
Barbara Parker

Category:
Category:

Ingredients:  
Ingredients:  
2 cp sugar
3/4 cp milk
1 Tbsp butter
1 Tbsp vanilla
1 lb dates (pitted and chopped)
2 cp pecans

Directions:
Directions:
Boil sugar and milk to soft boil stage (use candy thermometer). Remove from heat.

Add dates and stir until smooth

Add butter, nuts, and vanilla.

Beat mixture until stiff. Using a damp cloth (such as a dish towel), shape into a loaf about 3 inches in diameter. Store cloth wrapped loaf in refrigerator.

Personal Notes:
Personal Notes:
This recipe has been passed down from my maternal grandmother (Maudie) Standfield, to Dorothy Whitehead, to Barbara Parker and Karen Jones. Grandma always made this treat at Christmas time.

 

 

 

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