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Date Balls

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Ingredients
  Softened cream cheese 3 Ounce
  Powdered sugar 2 Cup (32 tbs)
  Snipped dates 1 Cup (16 tbs)
  Salt 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Wheat germ 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Ground cinnamon 1⁄2 Teaspoon
Directions

MAKING
1) In a large bowl, add in sugar and softened cream cheese. Mix well till the mixture smoothens.
2) Add in the snipped dates and salt. Mix well.
3) Shape the mixture into about 18 balls.
4) On a plate, mix together the wheat germ and cinnamon.
5) Roll the date balls in the wheat germ mixture to get a nice and thick coating.
6) Chill the Date Balls before serving.

SERVING
7) Serve the Date Balls garnished with slivered almonds, if desired.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Easy
Cuisine: 
American
Course: 
Snack
Method: 
Chilling
Restriction: 
Vegetarian
Ingredient: 
Date
Interest: 
Gourmet

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Nutrition Rank

Nutrition Facts

Serving size: Complete recipe

Calories 2181 Calories from Fat 311

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 36 g54.9%

Saturated Fat 17.5 g87.3%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 93.5 mg31.2%

Sodium 1253.9 mg52.2%

Total Carbohydrates 465 g155.1%

Dietary Fiber 28.1 g112.5%

Sugars 396.5 g

Protein 24 g48.6%

Vitamin A 22.1% Vitamin C 1.8%

Calcium 22.5% Iron 36.6%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

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Date Balls Recipe