Snowballs (Date Balls)

Snowballs (date Balls) Recipe

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Gaye Reeves


These are one of my favorite cookies to make at Christmas.
Hope you and your family enjoy them as much as we do.

★★★★★ 1 vote
1 Hr
10 Min


2 stick
1 c
1 8 oz
package chopped dates (make sure they are not sugar coated)
2 c
rice krispies
1 c
pecans (chopped
1 tsp
vanilla extract
1 box
confectioners' sugar

How to Make Snowballs (Date Balls)


  • 1Combine first three ingredients and cook for approximately 10 minutes until it comes to a boil. Take off the eye and cool slightly.
  • 2Add all remaining ingredients except confectioner sugar. Dump onto wax paper. Roll into quarter-sized balls.
  • 3Add confectioner sugar to a large plastic bag or bowl. Dump balls into large plastic bag or bowl. Toss until covered. Store in Christmas tins.

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About Snowballs (Date Balls)

Course/Dish: Cookies
Other Tag: Quick & Easy