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Stove-Top Cookies

No recipe image available.These no-bake saucepan cookies are loaded with dates, crispy rice cereal and pecans.

Recipe Ingredients:

Powdered sugar or flaked coconut
1 cup granulated sugar
2 large eggs, lightly beaten
1 cup chopped dates
1 tablespoon butter or margarine
2 cups crisped rice cereal
1 cup chopped pecans
1 teaspoon vanilla extract

Cooking Directions:

  1. Sprinkle powdered sugar or coconut evenly onto a parchment or wax paper-lined 15x10x1-inch pan. Set aside.
  2. Combine sugar and eggs in a large saucepan; stir well. Add dates and butter; cook over low heat, stirring constantly, 8 minutes or until mixture is thickened and bubbly. Remove from heat; stir in cereal, pecans and vanilla, mixing well.
  3. Spread cereal mixture evenly onto prepared pan. Let stand for 15 minutes, then roll the mixture into a 15-inch log, beginning at long side. Let cool completely. Cut into 1/2-inch thick slices.

Makes 2 1/2 dozen cookies.