Total Time
Prep 10 mins
Cook 30 mins

These are delicious no-bake cookies that use Rice Krispies cereal for a crunchy texture combined with dates and walnuts. This recipe can be doubled easily. Make a double batch, and have plenty on hand for Holiday guests as they go quickly!

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. In a medium saucepan over medium low heat, melt butter.
  2. Add sugar, vanilla, egg, and dates.
  3. Stir constantly 3 to 4 minutes or until egg is cooked and mixture is slightly thickened.
  4. Remove pan from the heat.
  5. Stir in puffed rice cereal and walnuts.
  6. Mix until well blended.
  7. Set aside to cool.
  8. When cool, roll into 1-inch balls.
  9. If dough is sticky, dip fingers in water and then roll.
  10. Place cookies on a parchment-lined cookie sheet.
  11. Refrigerate until serving.
  12. Store cookies in an airtight container in the refrigerator.


Most Helpful

This is absolutely my favorite thing to eat during the holidays! Really easy to make but I would add just a tad more of the Krispies (maybe 2 &1/2 cups) and the traditional dusting of powdered sugar!

Makarios309 March 15, 2003

My mother-in-law makes these every Christmas and I just made my first batch- Excellent! Now I don't need to dig out her recipe all the time. Merry Christmas!

BethHallKelley December 11, 2007

Wonderful Great for Christmas!!

Virginia December 01, 2007

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