Aunt Cassie's Date Balls

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Marsha Gardner

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@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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★★★★★ 2 votes

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Ingredients

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  • 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

How to Make Aunt Cassie's Date Balls

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.

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About Aunt Cassie's Date Balls

Course/Dish: Cookies




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