Date balls

Recipe from: 5/2/2002 12:00:00 AM
Ingredients 6
Servings 0
Time

Ingredients

  • 250
    g
    dates
  • 125
    g
    butter or margarine
  • 1
    egg
  • 60
    ml
    sugar
  • 20
    Marie biscuits
  • 100
    ml
    coconut
 

Method

 

Slice the dates into small pieces on the wooden board using the vegetable knife.
Switch on a stove plate to low. Melt the butter or margarine in the saucepan on the stove.
Add the dates, stirring until everything is soft.
Beat the egg and sugar with the wire whisk in the mixing bowl. Stir into the dates until blended.
Remove the saucepan from the stove plate and place on the wooden board. Switch off the stove plate.
Break the Marie biscuits into small pieces in the other mixing bowl. Stir the pieces into the date mixture and leave to cool.
Place the coconut in the soup plate. Roll the date mixture into balls using your hands and roll each ball in the coconut.
Arrange the date balls on a large plate or wooden board and leave until completely cooled and set.

This is also a recipe your children can make themselves.

 

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