Quick and easy date-nut cookies! All in one pan! Mom and I have made these every year for Christmas since I can remember. Store in an airtight container.

Julie Arseneau


Original recipe yields 24 servings
The ingredient list now reflects the servings specified
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Instructions Checklist
  • Melt butter in a large skillet over medium heat. Add sugar, dates, walnuts, and beaten egg. Bring to a boil, stirring occasionally. Boil until dates have softened and melted into the mixture, 3 to 5 minutes. Remove from the heat and stir in rice cereal.

  • Place coconut in a shallow bowl.

  • Scoop rounded teaspoonfuls of dough and drop them into the coconut, rolling and pressing until coated.

Nutrition Facts

160 calories; 9 g total fat; 17 mg cholesterol; 70 mg sodium. 20.3 g carbohydrates; 1.6 g protein; Full Nutrition