*The amount of water needed will depend on the freshness of the dates. If your dates are a bit hard, soak them in hot water for about 10-15 minutes, then drain before making the caramel.
**My candy mold is made of silicone, which makes it easy to remove these once they are firm. This recipe makes twenty four 1 1/2 inch eggs.
Store candy in the refrigerator. It should stay fresh for 5 days.
Nutrition facts are for one chocolate egg.