Baptist Skillet Cookies

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  • 1 cup chopped dates
  • 3/4 cup granulated sugar
  • 2 tablespoons butter
  • 1 egg, well beaten
  • 2 1/2 cups Rice Krispies
  • 3/4 cup chopped pecans
  • 1 cup shredded coconut


  1. Mix dates, sugar, butter and egg in a large cast iron skillet. Place over low heat and cook until dates melt, stirring occasionally.
  2. Turn off heat and immediately add Rice Krispies and pecans. Mix well and let cool.
  3. Roll into small balls, and roll each ball in coconut.

Makes about 48.