Skillet Cookies

Made on top of stove using a heavy pan.

  • 1/2 cup melted butter
  • 1 lb. dates, pitted
  • 1-1/2 cups sugar
  • 4 egg yolks
  • 4 tsp. vanilla extract
  • 2 cups chopped nuts
  • 2 cups Rice Krispies or Corn Flakes

Mix butter, dates, sugar and egg yolks in a heavy pan, then stir while cooking on a stovetop and partly mash the dates for six minutes. Remove from heat and add vanilla and nuts.

Stir in cereal, then roll into small balls (pecan-sized) and store in a cookie jar.

– Karen Bergman