Date Marbles Recipe
Dietary Candy Recipe
Another four ingredient recipe for bite size candy like date marbles. Dates, pecans, orange rind and your choice of coconut or crispy cereal.
Dates are considered a delicious addition to confectioneries and food around the world. Palestinians make excellent cookies with dates. Afghans add dates and figs to their cakes. Here in the U.S., dates are added to pudding, breads, spreads, and even sparkling date juices.
1 cup dates
1 cup pecans
1/4 to 1/2 teaspoon orange rind
Grated coconut OR Crispy Cereal
Grind dates, pecans and coconut in food processor; add orange rind to flavor.
Roll into balls, then roll balls in freshly grated coconut or cereal of your choice.
Chill Date Marbles thoroughly before eating.
Grandma's Stuffed Dates Recipe
"Take some fondant, small pieces of walnuts, almonds, bits of date, a few raisins, a small piece of citron; mix well. If not wet enough when moulded add a few drops of water or lemon juice. Take the seeds from the dates and fill with this mixture. Roll in granulated sugar.