Fried Cookies

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“We used to make these when we were camping with the kids. They loved them and often made them themselves. They are just as good done on the stove at home and chilled in the fridge.”
1hr 40mins
5 dozen

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. A heavy cast iron frypan is best, the one you use for camping.
  2. Melt butter, add dates, sugar and eggs.
  3. Cook, stirring constantly, until mixture forms a ball, between 15 to 18 minutes.
  4. Turn heat off.
  5. Cool slightly.
  6. Stir in cereal and nuts.
  7. Combine thoroughly.
  8. Divide mixture into two equal portions, shape into a roll, 2 inches in diameter.
  9. Roll in flaked coconut.
  10. Wrap in plastic wrap or wax paper.
  11. Place in cooler near ice (or refrigerator).
  12. To serve, cut into slices about 1/4 inch thick.

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