12/15/2014 Date Balls

Date Balls

Recipe Courtesy of George Mohr

2 eggs, beaten
1 cup sugar
¼ cup soft butter
1 cup dates, chopped fine
½ cup walnuts, chopped
1 tsp. vanilla
2 cups Rice Krispies
1 ½ cups grated coconut  or 2 cups confectioners’ sugar

 

Combine eggs, sugar, butter, dates, nuts and vanilla in bowl and blend well.

Turn into a heavy skillet and cook over medium heat for 5 minutes, stirring constantly.

Remove from heat and add Rice Krispies. Mix well.

Cool and shape into small balls by rolling in buttered hands.

Roll each ball in coconut or powdered sugar.

Let set for 24 hours on wax paper for best flavor.