Frying Pan Balls
- 1 1/2 cups dates, pitted and chopped
- 1/4 cup butter
- 2 eggs
- 1 cup white sugar
- 1/4 teaspoon salt
- 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
- 1/2 cup chopped walnuts
- 3 cups crisp rice cereal
- 1/2 cup flaked coconut (optional)
- 1/3 cup confectioners' sugar (optional)
Melt butter or margarine in heavy skillet. Stir in dates, sugar, salt and vanilla.stir in slightly beaten eggs. Cook over low heat stirring constantly until thick and well blended.
Have ready crisp rice cereal and chopped nuts in large bowl. Stir cooked mixture into them until coated.
Butter hands. Roll as soon as reasonable to touch. Can roll in coconut.