Grandma Mabel's Fry Pan Cookies

Total Time
Prep 20 mins
Cook 10 mins

Don't let the dates turn you off from this recipe; you can't even tell that they are the main ingredient. My grandma made these cookies every year for the Christmas holidays, and I always looked forward to them more than her sugar cookies.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Mix dates, brown sugar, egg, chopped walnuts, and butter in a cold frying pan.
  2. Turn element on and cook slowly for 10 minutes.
  3. Add Rice Krispies and 1 cup of the coconut.
  4. Shape into balls.
  5. Roll balls in coconut.
  6. Store in an air tight container.


Most Helpful

I love these cookies! We have made these at our house for over 40 years. What a wonderful recipe.

srwilson December 09, 2007

This is a Christmas tradition at our house. I occasionally give these as gifts and get calls for the receipe.

Northern Polar Bear January 01, 2007

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