Mom's Date Balls

Mom's Date Balls Recipe

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S Miedema


My Mom made these every Christmas since I was little. Then I started to make them every Christmas for my kids...

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2 - 8oz pkg
pitted dates
1 stick
butter, cold
1 c
brown sugar
4 Tbsp
1 tsp
vanilla extract
2 c
puffed rice cereal

How to Make Mom's Date Balls


  • 1Mix together in skillet - Dates, butter, brown sugar and water. Cook over medium heat for 10 - 12 minutes or until thickened to a paste.
  • 2Remove from heat and add 1 tsp. vanilla
  • 3Mix in 2 cups of the rice crispies.
    Allow to cool to touch then roll into small balls.
    Roll in coconut or powdered sugar.
    Serving size depends on how big the balls are.

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About Mom's Date Balls

Course/Dish: Fruit Desserts
Other Tag: Quick & Easy
Hashtags: #balls, #date