Brown Burrs

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Make these to hand out at the door on Halloween.

Ingredients

1 pound dates
2 cups shredded coconut
1 cup walnuts
2 tablespoons lemon juice
2 tablespoons chopped candied orange peel or grated orange rind

Instructions

Put dates, 1 cup coconut, and walnuts through a meat grinder. Add lemon juice and orange peel. Knead until well blended and shape into small balls. Chop remaining 1 cup coconut until quite fine and toast to a delicate brown. Roll balls immediately in coconut and set aside to dry.

Yield: 

Makes about 3 dozen.

Preparation Method

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Tasty with no added sugar.

Tasty with no added sugar. Perfect to put in a lunchbox or as an after school snack.

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