Coconut Date Balls

    Coconut Date Balls


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    About this recipe: Not quite rum balls and not quite chocolate crackles, these chewy date delights have an underlying rice crunch. Quick and easy to make, they'll satisfy young and old.

    Serves: 24 

    • 2 eggs, beaten
    • 1 cup (220g) caster sugar
    • 1 cup (155g) chopped dates
    • 1 teaspoon (5ml) vanilla essence
    • 20g butter
    • 3 cups rice bubbles, or puffed rice cereal
    • 1 cup (90g) dessicated coconut

    Prep:5min  ›  Cook:5min  ›  Ready in:10min 

    1. In a medium saucepan over medium heat, combine the eggs, sugar and dates. Bring to a boil, stirring occasionally, and boil for 5 minutes. Remove from heat and stir in the butter and vanilla. Mix in the rice bubbles. Butter hands and roll the mixture into walnut-sized balls. Roll the balls in coconut. Serve.

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