*  Exported from  MasterCook  *
 
                        Cherry Date Skillet Cookies
 
 Recipe By     : Land O Lakes Cookie Collection
 Serving Size  : 60   Preparation Time :0:00
 Categories    : Cookies
 
   Amount  Measure       Ingredient -- Preparation Method
 --------  ------------  --------------------------------
    1      cup           butter
    1      cup           brown sugar, packed
    8      ounces        chopped dates
    1                    egg
    3      cups          crispy rice cereal
    1      cup           coconut flakes
      1/2  cup           maraschino cherries
                         --drained, chopped
    1      tablespoon    vanilla extract
    2 1/2  cups          coconut flakes -- for rolling
 
      In a 10-inch skillet, melt the butter over medium heat.
  Stir in the sugar and dates; remove from heat.  Stir in the
 egg.  Return to the heat; continue cooking over medium heat,
 stirring constantly, for 4 to 6 minutes until the mixture
 comes to a full boil.  Boil, stirring constantly, for 1
 minute; remove from heat.  Stir in rice cereal, 1 cup
 coconut, cherries and vanilla extract until moistened.  Let
 stand for 10 minutes.  Shape rounded teaspoonfuls of dough
 into 1-inch balls.  Roll each ball in the remaining coconut.
 
 
 
 
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