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Date balls

Recipe from: 3/28/1996 12:00:00 AM

Ingredients 6
Servings 50


  • 125
  • 250
    dates, finely chopped
  • 65
  • 1
    extra-large egg, whisked
  • 20
    Marie biscuits, crushed
  • 100
    desiccated coconut (optional)


Melt the margarine over low heat. Add the dates, stir and heat until soft. Remove from the heat and add the sugar. Stir until dissolved. Add a little of the hot mixture to the whisked egg and stir. Add the egg mixture to the remaining date mixture and mix well. Add the Marie biscuits and mix. Cool in the fridge. Roll the cooled mixture into balls, then in coconut if desired. Place in paper cups and chill until needed. Makes 50 balls.

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