Ever since I lived in France , my mother-in-law always made these delicious sugar coated dates stuffed with colorful marzipan for Christmas & New Year . Some may find it too sweet & as for me , I found it divine especially with Champagne. So since few years now that I've been making them for Christmas or even for Easter. They look so festive & tempting that many just can't get enough of it.
A week was gone since Edmund might be supposed in town, and Fanny had heard nothing of him. There were three different conclusions to be drawn from his silence, between which her mind was in fluctuation; each of them at times being held the most probable. Either his going had been again delayed, or he had yet procured no opportunity of seeing Miss Crawford alone, or he was too happy for letter-writing!
Mansfield Park - Jane Austen ( 1814)
The ingredients that you'll need :
30 Dates, 250g of marzipan, food coloring of your choice & sugar .
1) Start with silting the dates & remove the seed.
2) Add few drops of coloring to marzipan & knead till the colors are even. Using a teaspoon & spoon to shape marzipan. Roll marzipan between your palms into shaped & stuffed in date.
3) Roll stuffed dates on sugar.