Divine Date Rum Balls
Butter or margarine (1/2 lbs
- or 2 sticks)
(8 oz) box pitted dates,
Rice Krispies cereal
Rum (or use 1 tsp. vanilla)
Confectioners' sugar, opt'l
Melt butter or margarine in a pan. Add sugar, salt and dates. Cook,
stirring, until smooth and thick. Remove from heat and stir in nuts,
Rice Krispies, and rum or vanilla. Stir well. Let cool and form into
balls. Roll in confectioners' sugar, if you like. Keep in covered
container. Yield: Makes about 3 dozen.
Source: The Army, Navy, and Air Force Times Magazine, November 1978.