|Butter||1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)|
|Pitted whole dates||6 Ounce, finely snipped|
|Sugar||1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)|
|Crisp rice cereal||3 Cup (48 tbs)|
|Flaked coconut||1 Cup (16 tbs)|
In a medium saucepan heat butter or margarine over medium-low heat till melted.
Add snipped dates and sugar.
Add egg; beat well.
Cook and stir over medium-low heat for 4 to 5 minutes or till mixture thickens and begins to bubble.
In a mixing bowl place rice cereal.
Pour date mixture over cereal; toss to mix well.
Cool about 10 minutes (till mixture is easy to shape into balls).
With buttered hands, shape into 1-inch balls (about 1 tablespoon each).
Roll date balls in coconut.
Cover and chill before serving.
Serving size: Complete recipe
Calories 2487 Calories from Fat 1317
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 152 g234.4%
Saturated Fat 108.2 g541%
Trans Fat 0 g
Cholesterol 453.4 mg151.1%
Sodium 521.4 mg21.7%
Total Carbohydrates 289 g96.4%
Dietary Fiber 27.8 g111.2%
Sugars 218.4 g
Protein 20 g40.7%
Vitamin A 80.7% Vitamin C 39.7%
Calcium 14.5% Iron 58.4%
*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet