Holiday Date Balls
|Pitted dates||1 Pound, finely cut (1 Box)|
|Sugar||2 Cup (32 tbs)|
|Eggs||2 , slightly beaten|
|Butter/Margarine||1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)|
|Vanilla extract||1 Teaspoon|
|Crisp rice cereal||4 Cup (64 tbs)|
|Finely chopped pecans||1 Cup (16 tbs)|
|Flaked coconut||1 Tablespoon|
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.
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 mg221.6%
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