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       Title: Date-Nut Balls
  Categories: Candies
       Yield: 24 servings
       8 oz Whole pitted dates
     3/4 c  Sugar
     1/2 c  Butter or margarine
   2 1/2 c  Crisp rice cereal
       1 c  Pecans; chopped
            Flaked coconut
            Or powdered sugar
   Recipe by: Southern Living
   Preparation Time: 0:25
   Chop dates; combine dates, sugar, and butter in a medium
   saucepan.  Bring to a boil; cook, stirring constantly, 1
   minute.  Stir in cereal and pecans; cool mixture to touch.
   Shape into 1-inch balls, and roll balls in coconut or
   powdered sugar.  Yield:  4 dozen.