Cherry Date Skillet Cookies
Author/Submitted by: Land O Lakes Cookie Collection
brown sugar, packed
crispy rice cereal
In a 10-inch skillet, melt the butter over medium heat.
Stir in the sugar and dates; remove from heat. Stir in the
egg. Return to the heat; continue cooking over medium heat,
stirring constantly, for 4 to 6 minutes until the mixture
comes to a full boil. Boil, stirring constantly, for 1
minute; remove from heat. Stir in rice cereal, 1 cup
coconut, cherries and vanilla extract until moistened. Let
stand for 10 minutes. Shape rounded teaspoonfuls of dough
into 1-inch balls. Roll each ball in the remaining coconut.