Date Loaf Candy

Date Loaf Candy Recipe

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Janis McRae


Every Christmas, my Mom, Aunt Ruth, and I would make Christmas candy. This is one of my favorites! Even if you don't like dates, give it a try!

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2 c
1/4 c
2 c
pecans, in pieces
1 c
evaporated milk
8 oz
package dates, chopped

How to Make Date Loaf Candy


  • 1Dampen kitchen towel, and wring out. Sprinkle with sugar.
  • 2Combine sugar, butter and milk in heavy saucepan. Boil, stirring occasionally until hard boil stage is reached.
  • 3Remove from heat. Add dates and pecans, Beat until creamy. SETS UP FAST! Pour onto entire length of damp, sugared cloth . Roll into long log.
  • 4Cool completely. Slice to serve.

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About Date Loaf Candy

Course/Dish: Candies