Holiday Date Balls Recipe

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Main Ingredient


 Pitted dates1 Pound, finely cut (1 Box)
 Sugar2 Cup (32 tbs)
 Eggs2 , slightly beaten
 Butter/Margarine1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
 Salt1 Dash
 Vanilla extract1 Teaspoon
 Crisp rice cereal4 Cup (64 tbs)
 Finely chopped pecans1 Cup (16 tbs)
 Flaked coconut1 Tablespoon

Nutrition Facts

Serving size: Complete recipe

Calories 4919 Calories from Fat 1681

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 195 g300.8%

Saturated Fat 76.9 g384.4%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 664.9 mg

Sodium 827.7 mg34.5%

Total Carbohydrates 816 g271.9%

Dietary Fiber 50.1 g200.5%

Sugars 699.4 g

Protein 40 g80.5%

Vitamin A 93.9% Vitamin C 54.1%

Calcium 34.8% Iron 92.1%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet


Combine dates, sugar, eggs, butter, salt, and vanilla extract.
Cook over low heat, stirring constantly to prevent scorching.
Use back of wooden spoon to press dates against side of pan as you stir.
Keep mixture from boiling and cook until mixture is smooth.
Place cereal and pecans in a large bowl and pour date mixture over this mixture.
Stir until well mixed.
Grease hands to form small balls: roll in coconut.