Submitted by Marcella Gauthier, Charlottetown
This is a family favorite on the sweet tray every Christmas season.
1/2 cup butter
1 lb. chopped dates
1 egg, beaten
1 cup white sugar
1/2 tsp. salt
2 cups Rice Krispies
1/2 cup chopped nuts
1 tsp. vanilla
Cook the butter, dates, egg, sugar and salt on top of a double
boiler until well combined (About 10 minutes). Remove from heat
and add Rice Krispies, nuts and vanilla. Mix well and allow to
cool. Form in balls and roll in coconut.