Monday, December 12, 2011

Date Loaf Candy

Date Loaf Candy is a favorite recipe that I take out to make for the Christmas holidays. This recipe has been around for a long time. I sure this will be a favorite of yours also.

3 cups sugar
1 can sweetened condensed milk
1 tablespoon butter
½ cup white syrup
2 cups dates, chopped
2 cups pecans, chopped
2 tablespoon vanilla extract

Cook sugar and milk until it will harden when dropped in cold water.
Stir in dates.
Cook a little and stir, the dates will melt some.
Add pecans, remove from heat, add vanilla and butter.
Pour out on a wet kitchen cloth and roll until desired size.
Put in the refrigerator to cool until harden
Cut in thin slices and serve.