- Combine peanut butter, dates, icing sugar and walnuts in a bowl. Mix well.
- Roll into balls about 3/4" in diameter.
- Melt hot chocolate over hot water in double boiler.
- Using two forks, dip each ball into melted chocolate and place on wax paper to dry.
- If using chopped Medjool dates, reduce or omit icing sugar.
- Slivered almonds can be used instead of walnuts.
This is a recipe my mom made when I was a kid and I still make it. It is my kids' favorite Christmas cookie/treat!