Date Candy

Date Candy Recipe

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Sandy Young


Jeanne, a fellow English teacher, gave me this recipe. It's always on my table at our Christmas Open House!


★★★★★ 2 votes



  • 1 1/2 stick
    butter or margarine
  • 1 c
    granulated sugar
  • 1
    8-oz. package chopped dates
  • 2 c
    rice krispies
  • 1 c
    chopped pecans
  • ·
    confectioners' sugar to roll candy in

How to Make Date Candy


  1. Melt butter.
  2. Add sugar and dates. Cook gently for 10 minutes. Start timing when you add the dates. Remove from heat.
  3. Add Rice Krispies and chopped pecans. Stir well.
  4. Let cool; then shape into small balls and roll in confectioners' sugar.

    SANDY'S NOTE: Be sure to let the candy cool because you surely will burn your hands if you don't!

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About Date Candy

Course/Dish: Other Desserts

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