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date loaf candy

(2 ratings)
Recipe by
Janis McRae
Central, LA

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!

(2 ratings)

Ingredients For date loaf candy

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

How To Make date loaf candy

  • 1
    Dampen kitchen towel, and wring out. Sprinkle with sugar.
  • 2
    Combine sugar, butter and milk in heavy saucepan. Boil, stirring occasionally until hard boil stage is reached.
  • 3
    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.
  • 4
    Cool completely. Slice to serve.

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