Peanut Date Balls

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Sep. 14, 2011


Pitted dates 8 Ounce , chopped (1 Package)
Butter/Margarine 1/4 Cup (4 tbs)
Orange juice 1/4 Cup (4 tbs)
Egg 1 , beaten
Milk 1 Tablespoon
Chopped peanuts 1/3 Cup (5.33 tbs)
Vanilla 1/2 Teaspoon
Corn cereal 2 Cup (32 tbs) , flaked (Whole Grain)
Finely chopped peanuts 1/2 Cup (8 tbs)


In a 2-quart saucepan combine dates, butter or margarine, and orange juice.

Cook and stir over medium heat till butter is melted and mixture is well mixed.

Combine egg and milk.

Stir egg mixture into date mixture; cook and stir over medium heat for 1 or 2 minutes or till very thick.

Remove from heat; stir in the 1/2 cup peanuts and vanilla till mixture is smooth.

Stir in cereal.

Roll mixture into 3/4-inch balls; roll in finely chopped peanuts.

Chill till firm.

Makes 42 date balls.

Per date ball: 49 calories; 1 g protein; 6 g carbohydrates; 3 g fat; 9 mg chol.; 39 mg sodium.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: Medium
Cook Time: 15 Minutes
Ready In: 15 Minutes
Servings: 42

Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Calories 50Calories from Fat 24

 % Daily Value*

Total Fat 3 g4.6%

Saturated Fat %

Trans Fat 0 g


Sodium 8 mg0.33%

Total Carbohydrates 6 g2%

Dietary Fiber %

Sugars 3 g

Protein 1 g2%

Vitamin A % Vitamin C %

Calcium % Iron %

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet