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Date Marbles

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Four ingredients make sweet bite size date marbles. Dates, pecans, orange rind and crispy cereal. Also includes Date Nut Marbles.

Date Marbles

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.

Date Marbles

Recipe Ingredients

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.


Date Marble Nut Balls

Date Nut Balls contain chopped dates, cream cheese, honey, cream to taste and a dash of grated orange rind make up these date nut balls for a healthful sweet treat. Dates are one of the sweetest fruits we have. Date pectin, dietary fiber and syrup are some of the date substances which can find a plethora of applications as a thickener or gelling agent in processed foods, i.e., confectionery products, jams, table jellies, soft cheeses, yogurts, etc.

Date nut balls

1 cup chopped dates
1 tablespoon cream cheese
3 tablespoons honey
Cream to taste
Dash of grated orange rind

Finely chopped nuts or graham crackers crumbs to make stiff. Chill until firm. Shape into balls with buttered hands. Roll Date Nut Balls in more chopped nuts, sesame seeds or coconut -- if desired.


Grandma's Stuffed Dates Recipe

Grandmas 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.