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Coconut-Date-Nut Balls

Rated as 3.75 out of 5 Stars

"These little gems will remind you of the holidays; however, they are a welcome addition to dessert trays all year."
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Ingredients

24 m servings 77 cals
Original recipe yields 36 servings (36 1-inch balls)

Directions

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  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F. Bake coconut, stirring occasionally, 5 to 6 minutes or until toasted. Set aside.
  2. Melt butter in a large skillet over low heat. Add dates and pecans; cook over low heat, stirring constantly until dates are softened. Cool to touch (about 5 minutes).
  3. Beat egg substitute and SPLENDA(R) Granulated Sweetener for 3 minutes at medium speed with an electric mixer; add to date mixture. Cook over low-heat, stirring constantly, until mixture thickens (about 3 minutes). Stir in rice cereal. Cool to touch. Shape into 1-inch balls. Roll in toasted coconut.

Footnotes

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  • Serving Size: 1 ball

Nutrition Facts


Per Serving: 77 calories; 4.9 g fat; 8.2 g carbohydrates; 1.1 g protein; 7 mg cholesterol; 50 mg sodium. Full nutrition

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Most helpful positive review

The flavors blended well and didn't over power each other. Nice texture

Most helpful critical review

Did not care for the flavor of this at all. I'm usually a fan of the combination.

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The flavors blended well and didn't over power each other. Nice texture

These are good. It may sound odd, but they remind me of pecan pie. The rice krispies become moist and chewy creating a nice texture.

Great taste- Love the crunchiness combinations of the coconut flakes, and rice crispies. I would definitely serve this to my guests.

Did not care for the flavor of this at all. I'm usually a fan of the combination.

This was tasty, but seemed to have a little too much coconut in it - it overtook the dates and nuts. A good thing though is I didn't miss the sugar in it.

This was much better tasting than it appeared. Has a rich, nutty, date flavor (similar to baklava). Very elegant tasting for an afternoon tea.

Tasty, better than I expected frankly, not being a big fan of large amounts of coconut. It has an almost nutty, rich flavor and a fun texture. It's not the most gorgeous desert, but push peopl...