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snowballs (date balls)

(1 rating)
Recipe by
Gaye Reeves
Birmingham, AL

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

(1 rating)
prep time 1 Hr
cook time 10 Min

Ingredients For snowballs (date balls)

  • 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)

  • 1
    Combine first three ingredients and cook for approximately 10 minutes until it comes to a boil. Take off the eye and cool slightly.
  • 2
    Add all remaining ingredients except confectioner sugar. Dump onto wax paper. Roll into quarter-sized balls.
  • 3
    Add 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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