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Holiday Date Balls

January 1st, 2007 · No Comments

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  • 1 egg, beaten
  • 1 cup sugar
  • 1/2 cup butter
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 8 ounces chopped dates
  • 2 cups Rice Krispies
  • 1/4 cup chopped pecans
  • flaked coconut, or
  • confectioner’s sugar
In a saucepan over medium heat, combine egg, sugar, butter, salt, and dates. Stir frequently. Cook until dates are soft and mixture is thick.Place saucepan in cold water until mixture is cool enough to handle. Add cereal and pecans. Mix quickly. Shape into small balls. Roll each ball in coconut or confectioner’s sugar.

Makes about 4 dozen.

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