Aunt Cassie's Date Balls

Marsha Gardner

By
@mrdick1950

Can't remember where this recipe originated, but I do know that my family has been making them for years especially around the holidays.

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Ingredients

2-8 oz
packages pitted dates
8 Tbsp
butter
1 c
brown sugar, firmly packed
4 Tbsp
water
1 tsp
vanilla extract
2 c
rice crispies

Step-By-Step

1Mix together in a 12" saucepan dates, butter, brown sugar and water. Cook over medium-high heat for 10-12 minutes or until thickens to a paste.
2Remove from heat and 1 teaspoon vanilla extract. Mix in 2 cups Rice Crispies.
3Allow mixture to cool to touch and then roll into small balls. Roll balls in shredded coconut or powdered sugar.
4Makes about 48 balls.

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Cookies