Date and Pecan Balls

    Date and Pecan Balls


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    Chewy and yummy these date and pecan balls are a great snack. Unlike many snack balls these contain no alcohol or chocolate and have a baking step in making them.

    Serves: 12 

    • 2 cups (440g) white sugar
    • 2 teaspoons baking powder
    • 1 1/2 cups plain flour
    • 1/2 teaspoon salt
    • 2 cups ground pecans
    • 2 cups pureed dates
    • 4 eggs
    • 1/2 cup (90g) icing sugar

    Preparation:20min  ›  Cook:15min  ›  Ready in:35min 

    1. Preheat oven to 180 degrees C.
    2. Mix sugar, baking powder, flour and salt. Add nuts and dates.
    3. Then add eggs which have been lightly whisked. Mix well.
    4. Press mixture into ungreased baking tray as thin as possible. Bake for 15-20 minutes.
    5. Cut into 2cm to 5cm squares while hot. Roll into balls as soon as the squares are cool enough to handle then roll in icing sugar. Allow to cool completely before eating.

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