Candy & Confectionery Recipes > Date Bon-Bons

How to make date bon-bons:
A simple and tasty bon-bon recipe.


1 1/2 cups dates, stoned and chopped
4 tablespoons butter softened
4 tablespoons honey
1 egg beaten
1/2 teaspoon vanilla extract
4 tablespoons sunflower seeds, chopped
2 tablespoons desiccated coconut
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- Mix the dates, butter, honey, egg and vanilla extract in a saucepan.
- Bring to the boil and cook, stirring for 1 minute.
- Stir in the seeds.
- Chill, then shape into balls and roll in coconut.
- Store in the fridge.