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