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Date Balls

Servings: 80 (Serving = 1 piece)
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  • 3 tablespoons margarine
  • 2 eggs, well beaten
  • 2/3 cups Isomalt
  • 1 cup chopped dates
  • 2 cups dry rice cereal
  • 1 cup chopped English Walnuts
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 1 cup shredded coconut


  1. In a heavy 2-quart saucepan melt the margarine. Set aside.
  2. In a bowl, beat the eggs and Isomalt together. Add the chopped dates. Pour this mixture into the saucepan with the melted margarine. Cook over low heat, stirring constantly, until the mixture is very thick. Remove from heat.
  3. Add rice cereal, nuts and vanilla extract. Allow mixture to cool to lukewarm, or until it can be handled comfortably. Form into 1" balls. Roll the balls in the shredded coconut. Refrigerate to set.

Nutritional Information (Per Serving)
Sodium: 5.76 mg
Cholesterol:5.33 mg
Fat: 1.83g
Carbohydrates: 2.7g
Exchanges: 1/4 Starch/Bread; 1/4 Fat

Source: The Diabetic Dessert Cookbook

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