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       Title: DATE CANDY
  Categories: Candies, 1941
       Yield: 6 servings
       3 c  Sugar
       1 tb Butter or butter substitute
       1 c  Pitted and chopped dates
     1/2 c  Sweetened condensed milk
     1/2 c  Water
       1 c  Chopped candied cherries
       1 ts Vanilla
       1 c  Chopped marshmallows
     1/4 ts Salt
   Boil sugar, milk, water, butter, and salt to soft ball
   stage (234 - 238 F). Add cherries and dates.  Boil to
   firm ball stage (245 - 248 F). Add marshmallows.  Do
   not stir.  Cool to room temperature. Add flavoring.
   Beat until thick and creamy. Add nuts. Pour into
   well-buttered, shallow pan. Cut in squares. Mrs. R.I.
   Craven, Liberty, TX.