3 c Sugar 1 tb Butter or butter substitute 1 c Pitted and chopped dates 1/2 c Sweetened condensed milk 1/2 c Water 1 c Chopped candied cherries 1 ts Vanilla 1 c Chopped marshmallows 1/4 ts Salt
Boil sugar, milk, water, butter, and salt to soft ball stage (234 - 238 F). Add cherries and dates. Boil to firm ball stage (245 - 248 F). Add marshmallows. Do not stir. Cool to room temperature. Add flavoring. Beat until thick and creamy. Add nuts. Pour into well-buttered, shallow pan. Cut in squares.