Date Candy

Author: Canadian Living

Serve this little sweet with coffee for a perfect finish.

  • Portion size 25 servings
  • Credits : © CanadianLiving.com

Ingredients

  • 1/2 cup milk
  • 1/4 cup granulated sugar
  • 1/4 cup liquid honey
  • 1/4 teaspoon cinnamon
  • 1 pinch salt
  • 1 1/2 cup chopped date
  • 1 cup chopped pecans
  • 2 tablespoons butter
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla
  • 2 oz semisweet chocolate chopped

Method

In saucepan, bring milk, sugar, honey, cinnamon and salt to boil. Reduce heat and simmer for 15 to 18 minutes or until thickened and reduced by one-third. Remove from heat. Stir in dates, pecans, butter and vanilla. Spoon batter into foil-lined 8-inch (2 L) square cake pan, pressing evenly.

In bowl over saucepan of hot (not boiling) water, melt chocolate, stirring occasionally; drizzle over date mixture. Refrigerate for at least 4 hours or until chilled. Remove from pan. Cut into squares.

Nutritional facts <b>Per piece:</b> about

  • Sodium 13 mg
  • Protein 1 g
  • Calories 101.0
  • Total fat 5 g
  • Cholesterol 3 mg
  • Saturated fat 1 g
  • Total carbohydrate 15 g

%RDI

  • Iron 2.0
  • Fibre 0.0
  • Folate 1.0
  • Sodium 0.0
  • Sugars 0.0
  • Calcium 1.0
  • Protein 0.0
  • Calories 0.0
  • Total fat 0.0
  • Vitamin A 1.0
  • Vitamin C 0.0
  • Potassium 0.0
  • Cholesterol 0.0
  • Saturated fat 0.0
  • Total carbohydrate 0.0
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