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Peanut Date Balls

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Ingredients
  Pitted dates 8 Ounce, chopped (1 Package)
  Butter/Margarine 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)
  Orange juice 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)
  Egg 1 , beaten
  Milk 1 Tablespoon
  Chopped peanuts 1⁄3 Cup (5.33 tbs)
  Vanilla 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Corn cereal 2 Cup (32 tbs), flaked (Whole Grain)
  Finely chopped peanuts 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
Directions

In a 2-quart saucepan combine dates, butter or margarine, and orange juice.
Cook and stir over medium heat till butter is melted and mixture is well mixed.
Combine egg and milk.
Stir egg mixture into date mixture; cook and stir over medium heat for 1 or 2 minutes or till very thick.
Remove from heat; stir in the 1/2 cup peanuts and vanilla till mixture is smooth.
Stir in cereal.
Roll mixture into 3/4-inch balls; roll in finely chopped peanuts.
Chill till firm.
Makes 42 date balls.
Per date ball: 49 calories; 1 g protein; 6 g carbohydrates; 3 g fat; 9 mg chol.; 39 mg sodium.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Medium
Cuisine: 
American
Preparation Time: 
10 Minutes
Cook Time: 
15 Minutes
Ready In: 
0 Minutes
Servings: 
42

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