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!

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

How to Make Date Candy


  • 1Melt butter.
  • 2Add sugar and dates. Cook gently for 10 minutes. Start timing when you add the dates. Remove from heat.
  • 3Add Rice Krispies and chopped pecans. Stir well.
  • 4Let 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