Makes 40 balls

Ingredients

  • 1 cup pitted dates, chopped
  • 1 cup sugar
  • 1/4 pound butter
  • 2 eggs, slightly beaten
  • 1/4 tsp salt
  • 2 cups rice krispies
  • 1/2 cup nuts, chopped
  • coconut, grated

Directions

  1. Mix dates, sugar, butter, eggs, and salt and cook in heavy pan until mixture bubbles, about 10 minutes.
  2. Add nuts and rice krispies. Working quickly using spoons, form balls and drip into coconut and roll them.
  3. Place on wax paper to cool.