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Hedgehog Cookies


  • 2 cups walnuts
  • 1 cup pitted dates
  • 1 cup brown sugar
  • 2 cups coconut, divided
  • 2 eggs, slightly beaten


  1. Heat oven to 350 degrees F. Grease cookie sheets.
  2. Grind walnuts and dates in food chopper or food processor. Add sugar, 1 cup of the coconut and eggs. Mix well.
  3. Shape into rolls about 1 inch long and 1/2 inch in diameter.
  4. Roll each cookie in remaining coconut.
  5. Place on prepared cookie sheets, and bake for 15 minutes.

Makes about 5 dozen.