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ding bats

(2 ratings)
Recipe by
Denise Nalepa-Hucke
Green Bay, WI

Aunt Eleanor started making these when she was working in the 60's. They are so easy to make. A little sticky rolling them into balls and then the coconut but Oh So Worth It. If you love dates and want a cookie that is not real sweet, this is the one for you.

(2 ratings)
yield 3 1/2 doz
prep time 25 Min
cook time 15 Min
method Bake

Ingredients For ding bats

  • 2
  • 1 c
  • 1 1/2 c
    copped dates
  • 1/4 c
    butter, room temperature
  • 1 tsp
    vanilla extract
  • 1/4 c
    chopped nuts
  • 1/4 tsp
    salt or sea salt
  • 3 c
    rice krispies

How To Make ding bats

  • 1
    In a double boiler, slowly boil all ingredients except Rice Krispies turning for 10 min. Remove from heat.
  • 2
    Stir in 3 cups Rice Krispies. I usually put the Rice Krispies in a larger bowl and por the mixture over it and mix it together.
  • 3
    Drop from Teaspoon into coconut and form into balls. Enjoy!