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Ginger Balls Recipe

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Robyn Dickinson


2 cup dates
2 cup walnuts
5 oz. canned ginger

4 egg whites
2 cup coconut
2 cup white sugar

In a food processor: combine:
dates, walnuts and ginger. Chop finely.

Beat egg whites. Add 1 cup sugar while beating.
Stir in coconut.
Lightly fold in date mixture.

Bake in 8" X 16" greased pan for 30 minutes at 250F
Cool. cut into squares and roll into balls.
Roll balls in remainding sugar.
Store in tight tin.

Personal Notes:
Personal Notes:
Nana use to make this recipe way back when I first started visiting the Dickinson home (back in 1972). Today, I reduce the sugar (only 1/2 cup into egg whites) and rolling the balls in finely chopped nuts.




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