Saturday, December 13, 2008

Date and Nut Balls

I make these candies every year and they are delicious.

Mix 1 cup of chopped dates, 1/2 cup butter, 2 eggs, and 1 cup sugar together in a saucepan over medium heat.
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Bring to a slow boil and cook for 10 minutes, stirring constantly.
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Let cool and then add 1/2 cup chopped walnuts.
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And 2 cups rice crispies cereal.
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Mix well and when cool enough to handle, form mixture into balls and roll in finely shredded coconut.
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Enjoy!