Rating: 5 stars
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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.

Recipe Summary

prep:
25 mins
cook:
10 mins
total:
35 mins
Servings:
24
Yield:
24 servings
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Ingredients

24
Original recipe yields 24 servings
The ingredient list now reflects the servings specified
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Directions

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  • 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.

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  • Combine the crispy rice cereal and the walnuts in a large bowl. Stir in the date mixture; mix well.

  • 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

115 calories; protein 1.3g; carbohydrates 16.7g; fat 5.4g; cholesterol 6.8mg; sodium 51.3mg. Full Nutrition
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