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Date Loaf

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Ingredients
  Sugar 3 Cup (48 tbs)
  Butter/Oleo 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)
  Salt 1⁄4 Teaspoon
  Milk 1 1⁄2 Cup (24 tbs)
  Pitted chopped dates 8 Ounce (1 Package)
  Vanilla 1 Teaspoon
  Chopped pecans 1 1⁄2 Cup (24 tbs)
Directions

Cook sugar, butter, salt and milk to a soft ball stage, 236-238 degrees F.
Add dates and cook slowly, stirring constantly until mixture forms a hard ball stage, 265 degrees F.
Remove from heat and add vanilla and pecans.
Beat until cool.
Pour on a damp cloth and shape into a long rectangular roll.
Refrigerate until completely cold.
Slice and serve.
An electric knife makes easier slicing.
Yields about 2 1/2 to 3 dozen.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Easy
Cuisine: 
American
Course: 
Snack
Method: 
Chilling
Restriction: 
Vegetarian
Ingredient: 
Date
Interest: 
Party
Preparation Time: 
5 Minutes
Cook Time: 
25 Minutes
Ready In: 
0 Minutes
Servings: 
12

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