Date Bran Jingle Balls

Prepare:
40 minutes
Cook:
15 minutes
Calories:
77
Serves:
Service 4
Silk:
Normal

Recipe by: EatingWell Magazine
Source: eatingwell.com
55 mins / 1 servings / 77 cals

Ingredients

  • 2 cups bran flakes cereal
  • ¾ cup whole pitted dates
  • ½ cup pecans, toasted
  • 3 tablespoons honey
  • 2 tablespoons cream cheese, softened
  • 2 teaspoons brandy, orange liqueur or orange juice
  • ½ cup finely chopped nuts, date sugar, coconut or toasted wheat germ

Nutritional Facts: Serving Size: 1 Cookie

Per Serving:

  • 77 calories
  • 5.1 g total fat
  • 0.8 g saturated fat
  • 2 mg cholesterol
  • 43 mg sodium
  • 60 mg potassium
  • 8.2 g carbohydrates
  • 1.5 g fiber
  • 4 g sugar
  • 1.1 g protein
  • 153 IU vitamin A
  • 29 mcg folate
  • 9 mg calcium
  • 2 mg iron
  • 18 mg magnesium
  • 3 g added sugar

Exchanges:

  • 1 Other Carbohydrate
  • 1 Fat

Directions

1. Place cereal, dates and pecans in a food processor and process until finely chopped. Add honey, cream cheese and brandy (or orange liqueur or orange juice) and pulse until a stiff dough forms.
2. Scoop tablespoon-size portions and shape with greased hands into balls. Roll each ball in chopped nuts (or date sugar or coconut or wheat germ). Place on wax paper. Let stand at room temperature for 30 minutes before serving or storing.

This recipe has been taken from: eatingwell.com