Dates and raisins are simmered in a touch of wine, rolled with cinnamon and nuts into bite-sized balls, and dusted with confectioners' sugar to make a scrumptious treat for your holiday gathering.
INGREDIENTS (for 4 servings):
- 1/2 pound chopped dates
- 1 cup golden raisins
- 1/2 cup red wine
- 1/2 cup coarsely chopped walnuts
- 1 teaspoon ground cinnamon
- 1/2 cup confectioners' sugar
Place the chopped dates and golden raisins in a small saucepan. Cook over low heat, stirring occasionally, until the fruit thickens to a soft paste. Cool.
Stir nuts and cinnamon into the cooled fruit mixture.
Form paste into small, bite-size balls. Roll in confectioners' sugar.