No Bake Date Balls

READY IN: 40mins
Recipe by PugGrannie

Tasty cookie with no baking involved.

Top Review by SrtaMaestra

Easy to make and just as tasty as I remember them. These were always part of our cookie assortment at Christmas time. I used real butter--can't imagine Christmas cookies with margarine. Thanks!

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Melt margarine in large pot (4 quart or larger).
  2. Add sugar, egg, and dates.
  3. Stir constantly over low to medium heat.
  4. Cook approximately 5 minutes until mixture thickens.
  5. Remove from heat. Add chopped nuts and rice cereal.
  6. Roll into walnut-sized balls; then roll in coconut.

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