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Swedish Wedding Cakes

Rated as 5 out of 5 Stars

"This is a delicious treat that I prepare every Christmas to include in my candy assortments that I give as gifts. They're absolutely delicious and people are constantly asking for the recipe."
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35 m servings 115
Original recipe yields 24 servings


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  1. Combine the margarine, sugar, egg, and dates in a saucepan. Cook over medium heat until thick, about 7 to 10 minutes. Remove from heat; stir in vanilla.
  2. Combine the crispy rice cereal and the walnuts in a large bowl. Stir in the date mixture; mix well.
  3. Working quickly, form the cereal and date mixture into 1 inch balls. Roll balls in coconut. Store in an airtight container in a cool place. Do not refrigerate.

Nutrition Facts

Per Serving: 115 calories; 5.4 16.7 1.3 7 51 Full nutrition

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simple and delicious


Really good! I halved the recipe and got 17 balls. Next time I will use half the sugar, as dates are really sweet already.

These are excellent. My husband doesn't like dates and really liked them too. I did cut the sugar to a 1/2 cup, as dates are sweet, and may cut even more next time. I did use unsweetened coconut...