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Coconut Date Balls are easy no bake cookies made with crispy rice cereal, chewy dates, and flaky coconut.  Portable and popable, this super easy recipe is made in no time!

Prep time
0:20
Bake/Cook time
0:05 to 0:07
Yield
About 18
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Coconut Date Balls
Extra Fine Granulated Sugar
Prep time :
0:20
Bake/Cook time :
0:05 to 0:07
Yield :
About 18

INGREDIENTS

  • 1/4 cup (1/2 stick) unsalted butter
  • 2 large eggs
  • 3/4 cup Dixie Crystals Extra Fine Granulated Sugar
  • 1 cup dates, chopped in small pieces
  • 1 tablespoon vanilla extract
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 3 cups rice crispy cereal
  • 1 cup chopped nuts of choice, optional
  • 1 cup grated unsweetened coconut

DIRECTIONS

  1. In a saucepan melt butter until just melted and is not very warm.
  2. Using a firm whisk, quickly whisk in eggs, add sugar and whisk vigorously.
  3. Add dates, vanilla and salt and cook over medium heat while constantly stirring with a firm whisk or heat resistant spatula. The mixture will boil after about 5 to 7 minutes and can then be removed from heat source.
  4. Add rice crispy cereal and nuts and stir to combine.
  5. Using a small ice cream scoop or a spoon, drop even mounds of still warm mixture onto coconut. Roll in coconut and let cool.
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