I used to make these at home for the “Christmas dainty tray”. They’re attractive and they’re yummy too!

Date Balls

Joan Donogh
Cooked date mixture with Rice Krispies cereal, rolled in balls and covered in coconut.
Prep Time 30 mins
Cook Time 10 mins
Total Time 40 mins
Course Dessert
Cuisine American
Servings 36

Ingredients
  

  • 1 egg
  • 1 1/2 tablespoons butter
  • 1 cup brown sugar
  • 1 cup chopped dates
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla
  • 2 cups Rice Krispies
  • 1 cup coconut

Instructions
 

  • Mix together in a heavy pot the egg, butter, brown sugar and dates.
  • Cook and stir over medium heat until thick and smooth.
  • Remove from heat and stir in vanilla. Allow to cool slightly.
  • Stir in Rice Krispies.
  • Roll mixture into small balls and roll in coconut.

 

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