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Easy Date Fingers


Easy Date Fingers

Easy Date Fingers

Diana Rattray
These easy date finger cookies are made with rice cereal, butter, chopped nuts, and other ingredients.

Yield: About 3 Dozen


  • 1 package (8 ounces) chopped dates
  • 3/4 cup granulated sugar
  • 1 cup chopped pecans
  • 6 tablespoons butter
  • 1 egg, lightly beaten
  • dash of salt
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla
  • 2 1/2 cups crispy rice cereal
  • 3/4 to 1 cup flaked coconut


In a saucepan combine the dates, sugar, pecans, butter, and egg; cook over medium heat, stirring, until bubbly. Cook over low heat, stirring constantly, for about 6 minutes. Remove from the heat and stir in the salt, vanilla, and cereal. Cool the mixture.

Keeping hands moistened with cold water, shape the cooled date mixture into fingers; roll in coconut.

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