Wednesday, July 7, 2010

Sticky Date Balls

don't mind the name, these little balls of heaven (as they are originally called) are delicious and great for any occassion that involves fancy dress, teapots, and coffee!

What you'll need:

500g dates
2 cups sugar
500g butter
2 eggs
2 packets of marie biscuits
Pinch of salt

What you'll need to do with these precious ingredients:

Cut dates and melt with butter and sugar.
Add 2 beaten eggs.
Break biscuits in pieces and stir into mixture.
Spread in pan and let it cool down
Cut into little blocks and roll in coconut
and viola! a little ball of heaven!
thank you greatly to the lovely Louise Cronje for sharing this delightful recipe with us!

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