Date Nut Balls

Date Nut Balls

  • Prep: 5 min
  • Cook Time: 10 min
  • Total: 15 min
  • Serving: 10

Date Nut Balls are made with Rice Krispies.


  • 1/2 cup butter
  • 1 1/2 cups pitted dates, cut
  • 1/3 cup maraschino cherries, chopped
  • 3/4 cup sugar
  • 3 cups Rice Krispies cereal
  • 1 cup nuts, chopped


  1. Measure butter, dates, cherries and sugar into medium-sized saucepan. Cook over medium heat, stirring constantly until mixture becomes a smooth, soft paste. Remove from heat. Add cereal and nuts. Mix thoroughly.
  2. Portion by level meauring tablespoon onto waxed paper. Shape into balls. Let stand until cool.


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