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Date Nutties Recipe
|Butter/Margarine||1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)|
|Pitted chopped dates||1 1⁄2 Cup (24 tbs)|
|Sugar||3⁄4 Cup (12 tbs)|
|Chopped maraschino cherries||1⁄3 Cup (5.33 tbs)|
|High protein cereal||3 Cup (48 tbs) (Fortified)|
|Finely chopped nuts||1 Cup (16 tbs)|
|Canned flaked coconut||3 1⁄2 Ounce (1 Can)|
Serving size: Complete recipe
Calories 4075 Calories from Fat 2062
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 233 g358.3%
Saturated Fat 127.4 g636.8%
Trans Fat 0 g
Cholesterol 250.6 mg83.5%
Sodium 1115.9 mg46.5%
Total Carbohydrates 443 g147.7%
Dietary Fiber 52.5 g210%
Sugars 341.9 g
Protein 82 g163.7%
Vitamin A 74.1% Vitamin C 45.7%
Calcium 74.8% Iron 111.7%
*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet
Microwave 1 to 2 minutes or until melted.
Stir in dates, sugar and cherries.
Cover and microwave 3 to 4 minutes or until dates soften.
Stir every minute during cooking.
Remove from oven and stir until mixture forms a soft paste.
Add cereal and nuts.
Butter hands and shape into balls.
Roll balls in flaked coconut, place on wax paper and let stand until cool.