Date Balls


250g butter
2 cups sugar
500g packet dates chopped
2 eggs beaten
1½ packets Marie biscuits crumbed
2 tsp vanilla essence
Coconut for coating


1.      Melt the butter, sugar and dates together in a pot until combined.  Remove from the heat to cool.

2.      Add the eggs.

3.      Add the vanilla essence.

4.      Add the Marie biscuits and mix well.

5.      Form into walnut sized balls.

6.      Roll in coconut.

7.      Refrigerate.

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