Date Rice Krispies Bars

"DELICIOUS!! I have made this recipe for 30 years and it is my DH's favorite of all my dozens of goodies! They can be sprinkled with powdered sugar or coconut on top. I use Splenda in the recipe to cut down on sugar calories. An easy and quick preparation."
photo by Seasoned Cook photo by Seasoned Cook
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Ready In:
36 bars




  • Combine butter, dates and brown sugar (or Splenda) in saucepan. Cook over LOW heat for 5 minutes, stirring constantly.
  • Remove and add vanilla, nuts, coconut and rice cereal. Stir until well blended.
  • Press down hard into a buttered 9 x 9 inch pan. Sprinkle top with additional coconut and lightly press inches (or use optional method of cutting and roll into logs and roll in powdered sugar without coconut).
  • When cool cut in strips or squares.
  • Enjoy!

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  1. Great,these cookies are one of the best.They are more healthy then others especially with cutting the sugar to splenda.I didn't add the vanilla,still turned out great.
  2. LOVE this recipe. I did not add the coconut but I do think that would taste great. I used walnuts and added a some craisins for holiday color. EVERYONE loved them. I will make them for many events in the future. So good!!
  3. Fabulous!! I love dates & this recipe did not disappoint!! Loads of flavour, great texture & very quick & easy to make!! I didn't use the powdered sugar but followed the recipe otherwise.


  1. Did not use coconut. Added walnuts and craisins.


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