Skillet Strawberry Cookies


8ounces pitted dates, chopped
1/2cup sugar
1 egg, slightly beaten
1/2cup coconut
4tablespoons butter
1dash salt
1 1/2cups rice krispies
1/2cup chopped nuts
1teaspoon vanilla
3ounces red crystal sugar
Green decorator's frosting


  1. In a skillet combine dates, sugar, egg, coconut, butter and salt. Cook and stir over medium heat until mixture bubbles and thickens, about 5-6 min.
  2. Remove from heat and add Rice Krispies, nuts and vanilla. Cool 10 min.
  3. Use 1 level tablespoon or less for each cookie. Moisten fingers and form into strawberry shape. Roll each cookie in red sugar, trim stem with green frosting.