Chewy Coconut Date Delights

Chewy Coconut Date Delights


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Not quite rum balls and not quite chocolate crackles, these chewy date delights have an underlying rice crunch. Quick and easy to make, they'll satisfy young and old.

Lana Enke

Serves: 24 

  • 2 eggs, beaten
  • 1 cup (220g) white sugar
  • 1 cup (155g) chopped dates
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla essence
  • 20g butter
  • 3 cups Rice Bubbles(TM)
  • 1 cup (90g) dessicated coconut

Preparation:5min  ›  Cook:5min  ›  Ready in:10min 

  1. In a medium saucepan over medium heat, combine the eggs, sugar and dates. Bring to a boil, stirring occasionally, and boil for 5 minutes. Remove from heat and stir in the butter and vanilla. Mix in the rice bubbles. Butter hands and roll the mixture into walnut-sized balls. Roll the balls in coconut. Serve.

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These are beautiful! I used only 1/3 cup sugar and they were still very sweet. My family loved them and asked for more, will be making again soon! - 18 Jan 2012

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