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  • 1/2 cup (1 stick) butter or margarine
  • 8 ounces chopped dates
  • 2/3 cup granulated sugar
  • 1 1/2 cups Rice Krispies
  • 1 cup chopped nuts
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • Confectioners' sugar


  1. Melt butter in the top of a double boiler over boiling water.
  2. Add dates and sugar. Cook mixture over boiling water for 8 minutes.
  3. Remove from heat, and stir in cereal, nuts and vanilla extract.
  4. When just cool enough to handle, roll into small balls, and roll in confectioners' sugar.

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