Make these to hand out at the door on Halloween.
Yield: Makes about 3 dozen.
- 1 pound dates
- 2 cups shredded coconut
- 1 cup walnuts
- 2 tablespoons lemon juice
- 2 tablespoons chopped candied orange peel or grated orange rind
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.
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