(7oz) chopped fine
Flaked sweetened coconut
Combine the softened margarine, sugar and eggs; beat well. Add chopped
dates. Cook this mixture in a heavy skillet until slightly thickened,
between 10 and 20 minutes on low heat, stirring constantly with a
wooden spoon. Remove from heat; add nuts, cereal, vanilla and salt.
Mix well; cool.
Make small balls of the cooked mixture no larger than walnuts. Roll
the balls in coconut until covered.
Makes about 4 dozen.
Nutritional Information: per cookie: 101 calories, 6g fat, 87mg
sodium, 9mg cholesterol, 53 percent of calories from fat. First
Place, Family Winner From the Dallas Morning News Holiday Cookie
Contest Baked by: Lili Ferguson, Dallas ** The Dallas Morning News --
Food section -- 11 Dec 96 **
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