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Date Nutties

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Ingredients
  Butter/Margarine 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Pitted chopped dates 1 1⁄2 Cup (24 tbs)
  Sugar 3⁄4 Cup (12 tbs)
  Chopped maraschino cherries 1⁄3 Cup (5.33 tbs)
  High protein cereal 3 Cup (48 tbs) (Fortified)
  Finely chopped nuts 1 Cup (16 tbs)
  Canned flaked coconut 3 1⁄2 Ounce (1 Can)
Directions

Place butter in a 3 qt.glass casserole dish.
Microwave 1 to 2 minutes or until melted.
Stir in dates, sugar and cherries.
Cover and microwave 3 to 4 minutes or until dates soften.
Stir every minute during cooking.
Remove from oven and stir until mixture forms a soft paste.
Add cereal and nuts.
Mix thoroughly.
Butter hands and shape into balls.
Roll balls in flaked coconut, place on wax paper and let stand until cool.

Recipe Summary

Cuisine: 
American
Course: 
Dessert
Method: 
Microwaving
Ingredient: 
Nut

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