Prep 20 mins
Cook 8 mins
Of all the goodies my Mom makes at Christmas, I'd have to say these are my favorite. I love them!
- 1 cup sugar
- 1 egg
- 1⁄2 cup butter
- 1 (6 ounce) packagechopped dates
- 1 cup chopped nuts
- 1 cup Rice Krispies
- 1 (7 ounce) packagefancy coconut
- icing sugar, for coating
- Cook date mixture over medium heat for a 8 minutes stirring constantly. Remove from heat and add part 2.
- Cool. Roll mixture into balls and roll in icing sugar. You may need to roll them twice to get a good coating.
5 Stars, divine decadence, although the small size allows dieters to control their calorie intake. The dates, walnuts, sugar and egg deliver a rich taste, and the coconut flakes did not overwhelm. As for nutrition, the sugar is sky high -the 1/2 cup of confectioners sugar has not been included in the Nutrition Facts - but the walnuts are healthy nuts and the dates provide a fruit, of sorts. (Who eats these for the nutritional value!) I would recommend storing these in an air-tight container in the refrigerator. Thanks for posting, I'll serve these instead of pecan pie. Made for I Recommend Tag.
My mom always made these for Christmas parties! I was going to post too, but found your recipe online. I love these!