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“This is a recipe Mom made usually at Christmas, adding a variety to her cookie tray. This is an unbaked cookies, that is cooked in a skillet and formed into a roll and cut into slices. Rice puffs is used in this recipe which is different from the other recipes posted here.”
5 dozen

Ingredients Nutrition

  • 2 tablespoons butter
  • 1 cup sugar
  • 2 eggs
  • 12 cup nuts, chopped
  • 1 cup dates, finely chopped
  • 18 teaspoon salt
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla
  • 3 cups puffed rice cereal (not rice krispes)
  • 12 cup icing sugar, opt (approx)
  • 34 cup coconut, toasted and fine (approx)


  1. Melt butter in a heavy frypan, add dates, sugar, salt and unbeaten eggs.
  2. Cook over very low heat, stirring constantly until mixture becomes quite thick and starts to cling to the spoon.
  3. Remove from heat, add vanilla, then cool slightly.
  4. Add rice puffs and nuts, mixing well.
  5. Sprinkle waxed paper lightly with icing sugar or toasted coconut. Shape mixture into two rolls about 2 inches in diameter.
  6. Wrap in wax paper and chill.
  7. To serve, cut int 1/2 inch slices.
  8. Keep refrigerated.

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