Date Loaf Candy

Wanda Williams
Farmerville First Baptist Church Sesquicentennial Cookbook 1847-1997

  • 3 cup sugar
  • 12 oz can Pet® milk
  • 1/8 tsp salt
  • 1 small package dates, chopped
  • 1 cup nuts, chopped
  • 4 Tbsp oleo
  • 1 Tbsp vanilla

Mix sugar, salt, and milk and cool. Just before mixture reaches sift-ball stage, add dates and cook to 240 degrees or firm-ball stage when dropped on cool water. Remove from heat, add butter and vanilla. Let cool until warm and add pecans and beat until real thick. Roll in wet dish towel (not terry cloth). Slice when cold. Keep in airtight container.


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