Date Nut Balls Recipe

This simple cookie is sweet and sweeter with dates and maraschino cherries. Rice Krispies and pecans give them a fun crunch.

Date Nut Balls Recipe

How To Make Date Nut Balls

Prep: 20 mins
Cook: 20 mins
Total: 40 mins


  • 1/2 cup butter
  • 1 1/2 cup dates, chopped
  • 1/3 cup maraschino cherries, chopped
  • 3/4 cup sugar
  • 3 cup Rice Krispies
  • 1 cup pecans, chopped


  1. Put butter, dates, cherries and sugar into a medium saucepan.

  2. Cook over medium heat, stirring constantly until mixture becomes a soft paste.

  3. Remove from heat. Add cereal and pecans. Mix well.

  4. Use a level Tbs. and make balls. Place on waxed paper to cool.


  • Sugar: 7g
  • :
  • Calcium: 5mg
  • Calories: 67kcal
  • Carbohydrates: 9g
  • Fat: 4g
  • Fiber: 1g
  • Iron: 1mg
  • Potassium: 43mg
  • Protein: 1g
  • Saturated Fat: 1g
  • Sodium: 32mg
  • Vitamin A: 202IU
  • Vitamin C: 1mg
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