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    Date and Cherry Balls

    Date and Cherry Balls. Photo by Baby Kato

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    Total Time:

    Prep Time:

    Cook Time:

    35 mins

    30 mins

    5 mins

    Pink_Diamond's Note:

    Easy to make and delicious

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    Ingredients:

    Serves: 36

    Yield:

    balls

    Units: US | Metric

    • 78.07 ml melted butter
    • 59.14 ml white sugar
    • 226.79 g dates, chopped fine
    • 78.07 ml glace cherries, chopped fine
    • 473.18 ml Rice Krispies
    • 118.29 ml fine coconut

    Directions:

    1. 1
      Combine butter, sugar, cherries and dates.
    2. 2
      Cook at medium heat until soft, stirring constantly.
    3. 3
      Cool until lukewarm.
    4. 4
      Stir in rice krispies.
    5. 5
      Shape into balls and roll in coconut.
    6. 6
      Store in a sealed container.

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    Ratings & Reviews:

    • on December 28, 2010

      55

      These are oh-so-good! I used my food processor to chop the dates and cherries, with the sugar to help prevent sticking together! These are rice krispie treats with a grown up taste! Will be making these again for the holidays! Thnx for posting, Gone to Kittencal's. Made for KcK's Forum.

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    • on December 09, 2010

      55

      absolutely loved these, I have a sweet tooth so I increased the sugar amount, I also think these get better with age, thanks for posted GTKK'sF!

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    Nutritional Facts for Date and Cherry Balls

    Serving Size: 1 (12 g)

    Servings Per Recipe: 36

    Amount Per Serving
    % Daily Value
    Calories 52.0
     
    Calories from Fat 22
    43%
    Total Fat 2.5 g
    3%
    Saturated Fat 1.7 g
    8%
    Cholesterol 4.5 mg
    1%
    Sodium 27.4 mg
    1%
    Total Carbohydrate 7.7 g
    2%
    Dietary Fiber 0.7 g
    2%
    Sugars 5.6 g
    22%
    Protein 0.3 g
    0%

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    glace cherries

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