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Brown Burrs

Yankee Plus Dec 2015


Brown Burrs
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Make these to hand out at the door on Halloween.

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  • 1 pound dates
  • 2 cups shredded coconut
  • 1 cup walnuts
  • 2 tablespoons lemon juice
  • 2 tablespoons chopped candied orange peel or grated orange rind


Put dates, 1 cup coconut, and walnuts through a meat grinder. Add lemon juice and orange peel or rind. Knead until well blended and roll into balls. Chop remaining 1 cup coconut until quite fine and toast to a delicate brown. Roll balls immediately in coconut and set aside to dry.
Updated Tuesday, October 2nd, 2007

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