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Hedgehog Cookies

"These little treats are as cute as they can be and delicious, too. A lady from my garden club shared this recipe one Christmas, but they're good for any occasion. They're a hit with both kids and grown-ups. -Sandi Pichon, Slidell, Louisiana"
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25 m servings
Original recipe yields 9 servings

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  1. In a bowl, combine the walnuts, dates and brown sugar. Add 1/2 cup coconut and the egg; mix well. Shape into 1-in. balls; roll in remaining coconut. Place on greased baking sheets. Bake at 350 degrees F for 12-13 minutes or until lightly browned. Remove to wire racks to cool.


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i attended a christmas tea at a very popular local tea house yesterday and was served a delicious cookie.. i asked the owner about it and he said "We just happened on this recipe and we're keepi...

This is one of my absolute favorite cookie recipes! We make them every year for Christmas. I don't know what the previous reviewer is doing wrong but these cookies are fabulous and come out lo...

Because I didnt have dates or walnuts in the house, I substituted raisins and pecans. Delish!

These are tasty little morsels. As another reviewer had suggested, finely chop the nuts and dates and use parchment paper. The next time I make this I may reduce the brown sugar as I would pre...

This recipe was amazing and I WILL make again!

An excellent, easy, and dare I say 'nutritious' cookie recipe! Naturally gluten free and easy for the kids to help with. The first time I made this I completely forgot the brown sugar and they...

YUM! Love these easy tasty cookies. I also substituted with raisins and pecans b/c that's what I had on hand. Can't wait to try using dates and walnuts!

Excellent! I substituted pecans for the walnuts, and they are wonderful! Husband says 6 stars when I asked for a 1 - 5 scale!

I was looking for a recipe that combined dates and walnuts and stumbled across this one. It is wonderful! I halved the brown sugar and it's perfect. I rolled half into balls and made cookies ...