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Angel Flake Cookies

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“Another recipe that I collected when I was in high school. I usually make these at Christmas time because they are very easy and different from many cookies. I don't think anyone has ever guessed that they contain dates.”
3 dozen cookies (depending on size)

Ingredients Nutrition

  • 12 cup butter, melted
  • 34 cup sugar
  • 1 (8 ounce) packagechopped dates
  • 1 cup nuts, chopped (pecans or walnuts)
  • 1 cup Rice Krispies
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla
  • coconut


  1. In a medium saucepan, boil butter, sugar, and chopped dates over medium heat for 3 minutes; stirring constantly to bring the 3 ingredients into one thick brown mixture.
  2. Remove from heat.
  3. Fold in rice krispies, nuts, and vanilla; blend well.
  4. Cool slightly.
  5. Roll mixture into 1-inch balls; roll in coconut to coat evenly.
  6. Cool completely before storing in container with lid.

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