Saturday, October 24, 2009

Date Nut Candy

3 c. sugar
1 c. chopped dates
2/3 c. milk
1 c. nuts
1 tsp. vanilla
1 Tbsp. butter

Mix milk and sugar in a large saucepan and bring to a boil . Let cook for 7 minutes then add chopped nuts and chopped dates. Cook for 8 minutes more. Then add butter and beat until good and thick. Wet a good size cloth (example old pillow case) place cloth on table and pour this mixture in a line across the end of the cloth and roll all the way up. When cool, unroll cloth and slice loaf.

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  1. I like dates, but have never made candy with them. THANKS!!! for the NEW!!! recipe.

  2. This looks delicious. Thanks for sharing the recipe. Thank you for stopping by and becoming a follower. I have you entered for the basket give away... Good luck...hugs ~lynne~

  3. This sounds yummy! Have a sweet day!

  4. That candy sounds delicious and easy, and fits with our heart healthy eating plan. Could I roll it up in parchment paper as well, you think??? or wax paper maybe??
    What a neat idea for all of you to do a blog
    together. Sweet idea!!
    This is my first time on your blog, Diana came by to visit my blog, so I came to thank her and to see her blog. Thanks for the recipe dear.
    Blessings, Nellie