*  Exported from  MasterCook  *
 
                          Aunt Irene’s Date Balls
 
 Recipe By     : Irene Green, Irvington, NY (original source unknown)
 Serving Size  : 1    Preparation Time :0:00
 Categories    : Desserts
 
   Amount  Measure       Ingredient -- Preparation Method
 --------  ------------  --------------------------------
    1                    egg -- well-beaten
      3/4  cup           chopped pecans
    1      cup           sugar
    1      package       dates -- cut up
    1      stick         margarine
    1      teaspoon      vanilla
    3      cups          Rice Krispies®
                         shredded coconut meat
 
 Combine first five ingredients, boil 10 minutes over low heat, stirring
 constantly.  Remove from heat.  
 
 Add vanilla.  Cool to handle.  Pour over Rice Krispies.  Stir well, shape
 into small ball, roll in shredded coconut.
 
 Place on cookie sheet in refrigerator to chill.  The balls will then hold
 their shape.
 
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