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Recipe for Date Candy from the Southwestern section.

Date Candy (Dulce de D?tiles)

1/2 cup milk
1/4 cup honey
1/4 cup granulated sugar
1/8 teaspoon salt
1 cup pecans, chopped
1/2 pound chopped, pitted dates
1/2 tablespoon vanilla extract
2 tablespoons butter

In a saucepan, mix milk, honey, sugar and salt; bring to a boil, then simmer for 15 minutes. Add chopped pecans and dates. Stir the mixture until it is thick. This should take less than 1 minute. Stir in vanilla extract and butter and spoon the mixture into a greased mold or onto a plate and allow it to cool.

To use as a filling for pie, either double or increase the recipe by 50 percent, depending on the size of the pie plate. Pour the mixture into a pre-baked crust.

We hope you enjoy your freshly made Date Candy. This recipe came from Southwestern's, if you'd liked this recipe, there may be many others you'll find delicious as well.
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