Family Tested & Approved
package dates, chopped
Dampen kitchen towel, and wring out. Sprinkle with sugar.
Combine sugar, butter and milk in heavy saucepan. Boil, stirring occasionally until hard boil stage is reached.
Remove from heat. Add dates and pecans, Beat until creamy. SETS UP FAST! Pour onto entire length of damp, sugared cloth . Roll into long log.
Cool completely. Slice to serve.