Move oven rack to middle position and preheat to 350 degrees F. Spray two 8 1/2-inch loaf pans with nonstick cooking spray; set aside.
In medium bowl mix together dates, boiling water, sugar, butter, and baking soda. Cool mixture until warm, about 20-25 minutes.
In large bowl whisk together flour, baking powder, and salt. Pour date mixture over flour, and whisk until combined. Whisk in egg, vanilla, 2 cups of Great Grains® Raisin, Dates & Pecan cereal, and pecans.
Divide batter among prepared pans and sprinkle with remaining ½ cup Great Grains® Raisin, Dates & Pecan cereal. Bake 45-50 minutes, or until toothpick comes out with just a few dry crumbs attaches. Move bread pans to wire rack and cool 20 minutes, then turn bread out on wire rack to cool until warm, about 1- hours. Slice and serve warm or at room temperature.