Swedish Wedding Cakes Recipe

  • 1/4 cup margarine
  • 2/3 cup white sugar
  • 1 egg, beaten
  • 1 (8 ounce) package dates, pitted and finely chopped
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 2 cups crispy rice cereal
  • 3/4 cup walnuts, finely chopped
  • 1 cup sweetened flaked coconut
  1. Combine the margarine, sugar, egg, and dates in a saucepan. Cook over medium heat until thick, about 7 to 10 minutes. Remove from heat; stir in vanilla.
  2. Combine the crispy rice cereal and the walnuts in a large bowl. Stir in the date mixture; mix well.
  3. Working quickly, form the cereal and date mixture into 1 inch balls. Roll balls in coconut. Store in an airtight container in a cool place. Do not refrigerate.