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Date Loaf

How often do you come across a good Date Loaf recipe? If you are loaded with dates, then this is what you need to do! A great snack recipe, this is something by kids and adults alike.
Ingredients
  Sugar 3 Cup (48 tbs)
  Milk 1 1⁄2 Cup (24 tbs)
  Butter 1 1⁄2 Tablespoon
  Dates 1⁄2 Pound, chopped
  Pecans 4 Cup (64 tbs), chopped
  Pecan 1 Pound, halves
Directions

MAKING
1) In a saucepan, combine the sugar, milk, and butter.
2) Gently heat while stirring, till mix is well blended.
3) Raise the heat and cook to a firm-ball stage.
4) Add in the dates and lower the heat.
5) While stirring, allow to simmer, till the dates are dissolved.
6) Beat till lukewarm.
7) Stir in the chopped pecans.
8) Dampen a 24-inch square cloth and place over thick pad of paper towels.
9) Spread the pecan halves on the cloth.
10) Pour the candy down the center of the cloth.
11) Bring both sides of the cloth over the candy, pressing the pecans deeply into the candy.
12) Roll the candy smoothly in cloth.
13) Refrigerate for several hours.

SERVING
14) Slice and serve.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Medium
Cuisine: 
American
Course: 
Snack
Method: 
Chilling
Restriction: 
Lacto Ovo Vegetarian
Ingredient: 
Date
Interest: 
Party
Preparation Time: 
25 Minutes
Cook Time: 
25 Minutes
Ready In: 
0 Minutes

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