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

Directions Step-By-Step

1
Mix 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.
2
Remove from heat and 1 teaspoon vanilla extract. Mix in 2 cups Rice Crispies.
3
Allow mixture to cool to touch and then roll into small balls. Roll balls in shredded coconut or powdered sugar.
4
Makes about 48 balls.

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Cookies