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Date Porcupine Cookies


These date porcupine cookies are often called skillet cookies.


  • 3/4 cup granulated sugar
  • 1 cup chopped dates
  • 2 eggs, well beaten
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 1 cup chopped walnuts
  • 1 cup corn flakes cereal
  • 1 cup crispy rice cereal
  • 1 1/2 cup flaked coconut


In a skillet, combine sugar, dates, and eggs. Cook over medium heat, stirring, until mixture pulls away from sides of skillet, about 5 minutes. Remove from heat; stir in vanilla and walnuts. Carefully stir in cereals; cool slightly. When mixture can be handled, shape into balls with hands moistened with cold water. Roll each ball in coconut; store in covered container in the refrigerator. Makes 2 dozen porcupine cookies.

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