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Rated as 5 out of 5 Stars

"Unique! Beautiful cookies, really dress up a cookie tray."
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45 m servings 114
Original recipe yields 48 servings (4 dozen)


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  1. In a large skillet over medium heat, combine the butter, sugar, eggs and dates. Cook for 5 minutes, or until butter is melted and sugar is completely dissolved. Gradually stir in the flour and salt, and continue cooking for 5 to 7 minutes. Remove from heat and stir in the vanilla, almonds and crispy rice cereal until well blended. Roll pieces of dough into strawberry shapes. Roll the berries in red sugar and pipe a green leaf on top using a leaf tip attachment with frosting tube or pastry bag.

Nutrition Facts

Per Serving: 114 calories; 5.5 13.4 1.2 18 70 Full nutrition

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Who gave out my mother's Receipe?? This has been my favorite Christmas cookie since I was a little girl. My mother had to hide them from us or she wouldn't have any left for the cookie tray!

My mother's recipe called these *Sugar Plums*. We rolled them into balls and then used multi-colored sugars to roll them in. Which ever way you choose, these are just AMAZING! I've always lov...

I like the flavor, but found shaping them too time consuming & not worth the effort. Next time, I'll just roll them in balls, skip the frosting & serve in cupcake papers. Chewy & tasty.

Who gave out our family's wedding/shower cookie recipe? This is a big favorite of mine. There are other versions but this is the one I know. A little labor intensive but worth it. Add these to ...

I never heard of these before. My wife described them to me based on memories she had as a child. Her grandmother had made them during Christmas. So a quick search revealed this recipe. I alwa...

Very unique and love the no-bake idea. My daughter (obviously) loved rolling the 'strawberries' in the red sugar. Mine turned out hideous-er than the images, but I'll definitely be trying again ...