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Baked Bonbons

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Ingredients
  Pitted dates 1 Pound (2 1/2 Cups)
  Shelled walnuts 1⁄2 Pound (2 Cups, California)
  Egg whites 3
  Sugar 3⁄4 Cup (12 tbs)
  Vanilla extract 1 Teaspoon
  Food coloring 1 Teaspoon
Directions

Grind dates and nuts together twice and shape into 72 small balls.
Beat egg whites until they begin to hold their shape.
Gradually add sugar and continue beating until mixture is stiff but not dry.
Add vanilla and divide into halves.
Tint half pink and half green.
With a teaspoon roll date balls in meringue and put on greased cookie sheets.
Swirl top of each.
Bake in preheated very slow oven (250°F.) for 30 minutes.
Makes 6 dozen.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Medium
Cuisine: 
American
Course: 
Snack
Method: 
Baked
Restriction: 
Lacto Ovo Vegetarian
Ingredient: 
Egg
Interest: 
Everyday
Preparation Time: 
10 Minutes
Cook Time: 
10 Minutes
Ready In: 
0 Minutes
Servings: 
6

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