Mrs. Claus' Cookbook - Fry Pan Cookies

Fry Pan Cookies

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From the kitchen of Carolyn Chambers

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Recipe Details

Total Time:
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Tags: Contains nuts, Quick & easy


1 1/2 cups chopped dates
2 eggs
1 cup sugar
1/4 cup butter
1 teaspoon vanilla
1/4 teaspoon salt
3 cups Rice Krispies
1/2 cup chopped nuts
chopped coconut


  1. Combine first 6 ingredients in a frying pan over low heat.

  2. Cook for 10 minutes, stirring constantly.

  3. Cool, add 3 cups of Rice Krispies or a similar cereal, and 1/2 cup chopped nuts.

  4. Mix the cereal into the date mixture well.

  5. Form into balls and roll each ball in chopped coconut.


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myhubby1 says:

I had this recipe for years and I make it every year around this time of the year . not too sweet not too many calories and taste great my favourite. I lost my original receipt and found this on my pc

12/12/2016 10:41:12 AM

noramaine says:

This is one of my absolute favorite cookies. My Grandma (who has been gone from us for 45 years) made these and there are many fond memories associated with these cookies. --Nora

12/9/2013 2:32:12 PM

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