No Bake Date Balls

No Bake Date Balls


"These freeze well. I make them mostly for the holidays."


servings 230 cals
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Original recipe yields 12 servings



  • Calories:
  • 230 kcal
  • 11%
  • Fat:
  • 9.5 g
  • 15%
  • Carbs:
  • 36g
  • 12%
  • Protein:
  • 3 g
  • 6%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 36 mg
  • 12%
  • Sodium:
  • 154 mg
  • 6%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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  1. Using a double boiler, heat butter, chopped dates, confectioner's sugar, eggs and salt. Stir constantly until very thick, about 20 minutes. Remove from heat and cool.
  2. Add crispy rice cereal, chopped walnuts, and vanilla. Mix well and form into small balls. Roll in coconut. Keep refrigerated.
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  1. 19 Ratings


Directions for this recipe are incomplete! Cooking time is NOT given and is a very important function of the recipe. As written this recipe will NOT turn out, it is impossible to roll these ...

love date balls - made a couple of changes though: used 1 stick of margarine, omitted eggs, and the coconut. rolled the balls in powdered sugar.

This recipe was easy to make and was very delicious. Every one wanted the recipe.

There was no cooking time for the prune mixture so was unsure how long to have in double boiler. The whole thing ended up being delicious but impossible to hold together. I'm sure it had to do...

This is a very easy recipe....I made a few changes because I like rum balls and my husband likes date ball I decided to make these as date/rum balls. I added 1 teaspoon of rum extract and since...

I made these for my family at Christmas and they asked me to make them every year as a special treat. Delicious and freeze well too.

this was a nice recipe, i used orange zest instead of vanilla since i had none. could not make it into balls so i sprinkled coconut and walnust at bottom and top and cut into diamonds then place...

These are yummy. Growing up, we called them dingbats.

I was looking for a no bake recipe to make a quick dessert from all the dates I had just bought and this was perfect. These date balls remind me of Mary Jane candies. Next time I will try this ...