Fry Pan Cookies

READY IN: 40mins
Recipe by Lennie

A unique no-bake cookie combining traditional Christmas ingredients like dates and cherries with rice krispies cereal.

Top Review by CaramelPie

My family gave this cookie 3 stars. They liked it just so-so. It was very easy to make & will look great on my Christmas cookie platters. It tastes kind of like fruitcake. Thanks for posting.

Ingredients Nutrition

  • 2 eggs
  • 1 cup lightly packed brown sugar
  • 2 cups chopped dates
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla
  • 12 cup chopped walnuts
  • 12 cup chopped candied red cherries
  • 12 cup chopped green glazed cherries
  • 2 cups crisp rice cereal
  • 23 cup desiccated coconut


  1. Beat eggs and brown sugar together; stir in dates.
  2. Pour mixture into a lightly greased heavy frying pan.
  3. Cook, stirring constantly, over medium heat until dates are soft (8 to 10 minutes); remove from heat.
  4. Stir in remaining ingredients except coconut; cool to lukewarm.
  5. Shape mixture into small balls and roll in coconut.

Join the Conversation

  • all
  • reviews
  • tweaks
  • q & a