Coconut Date Porcupines Recipe


Main Ingredient


 Granulated sugar3⁄4 Cup (12 tbs)
 Snipped pitted dates1 Cup (16 tbs)
 Eggs2 , well beaten
 Vanilla extract1 Teaspoon
 Chopped walnuts1 Cup (16 tbs)
 Cornflakes1 Cup (16 tbs)
 Sugar coated toasted rice cereal1 Cup (16 tbs)
 Flaked coconut1 1⁄2 Cup (24 tbs)

Nutrition Facts

Serving size: Complete recipe

Calories 4013 Calories from Fat 1522

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 174 g268.3%

Saturated Fat 90.3 g451.7%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 423 mg141%

Sodium 1934.5 mg80.6%

Total Carbohydrates 562 g187.3%

Dietary Fiber 49 g196%

Sugars 349.8 g

Protein 52 g104.6%

Vitamin A 152.1% Vitamin C 18.6%

Calcium 24.1% Iron 229.3%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet


1. In skillet blend sugar with dates and eggs. Cook over medium heat, stirring constantly, until mixture pulls away from sides of pan (about 5 minutes); remove from heat.
2. Stir in vanilla and walnuts; then carefully stir in cereals. Cool slightly.
3. With hands, moistened with cold water, shape mixture into small mounds; roll each in coconut. Refrigerate until served. Makes 2 dozen.