Date Nut Roll


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Date Nut Roll

Makes: 1 roll

Description: sweet roll/log with dates and pecans

3 cups  granulated sugar
3/4 cup  whole milk
i cup  butter (2 sticks)
8-10 oz.  dried dates, chopped
1 cup  chopped pecans
1 tsp  vanilla

Instructions: Line four baking sheets with parchment paper.
Bring milk, sugar and 1/2 cup (1 stick) of butter in a heavy bottom pan. Add dates.
Stir constantly while cooking to a soft ball stage.
Remove from heat and add 1/2 cup (1 stick) of butter and vanilla. Beat until starts to thicken and add chopped pecans.
Divide onto four baking sheets lined with parchment paper. Carefully spread across parchment paper to form a roll. Roll smoothly and cool completely before slicing.

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