snowballs (date balls)

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a 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.

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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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