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Chocolate-Date Log

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Category: Candy

 Ingredients List

  • -Nancy Speicher DPXX20A
  • 1 lb Pitted dates
  • 2/3 c Walnuts; coarsely chopped
  • 1/4 c Candied red cherries;chopped
  • 5 Pieces candied ginger
  • -finely chopped (3 tb)
  • 2 tb Sugar
  • 4 oz Semisweet chocolate squares
  • 1 c Walnuts; chopped


1. Grind dates through finest blade of meat grinder,
or chop very fine in blender or food processor.
2. Combine dates, 2/3 c nuts, the candied cherries
and ginger. Turn out on breadboard sprinkled with
sugar. Knead with hands to blend thoroughly.
3. Form into a roll, 2" thick & about 9" long. Wrap
in waxed paper; refrigerate at least 1 hour before
coating with chocolate.
4. In top of double boiler, melt chocolate over hot,
not boiling, water. Pour over date roll, spreading to
coat evenly all over. Roll in chopped walnuts.
Refrigerate until chocolate is hard.
5. To serve, cut into thin slices. Makes 1 log, about
1 3/4 lbs.
Source: McMcall's Cookery, No. 13

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