Date and Nut Balls

Date and Nut Balls

Studded with dates and maraschino cherries, these sugary indulgences are a holiday favorite.

Prep Time: 30 min

Total Time: 60 min

Servings: 42

Date and Nut Balls


  • 1 1/2 cups chopped pitted dates
  • 1/3 cup chopped maraschino cherries, drained
  • 3/4 cup sugar
  • or 3 cups Kellogg's® Special K® Cereal Original
  • 1 cup chopped nuts
  • 1/2 cup margarine or butter
  • 3 cups Kellogg's® Rice Krispies® cereal


1. In 3-quart saucepan, combine margarine, dates, cherries and sugar. Cook
over medium heat, stirring constantly, until mixture becomes smooth, soft
paste. Remove from heat. Add KELLOGG'S RICE KRISPIES cereal and nuts.
Mix thoroughly.

2. Portion by level tablespoon onto waxed paper or baking sheet coated with
cooking spray. Shape into balls. Let stand until cool. Store in airtight container.

Yield: 3 1/2 dozen (42) balls


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