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Date-Coconut Balls

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Ingredients
  Butter 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Pitted whole dates 6 Ounce, finely snipped
  Sugar 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Egg 1
  Crisp rice cereal 3 Cup (48 tbs)
  Flaked coconut 1 Cup (16 tbs)
Directions

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.

Recipe Summary

Cuisine: 
American
Course: 
Side Dish
Interest: 
Party

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