Dark Chocolate Dates

15 pieces
15 min

A delicious lip smacking dessert/snack, a crowd pleaser and ready in a few simple steps. Perfect treat for this holiday season to treat your family and loved ones.

Dates stuffed with nuts and nut butter, rolled in dark chocolate and finished with a sprinkle of crushed nuts and desiccated coconut. You can totally use nuts of choice I have used almonds, walnuts and peanut butter in this recipe.

Dark chocolate chips along with a drizzle of olive oil are heated in a microwave until chocolate is smooth and velvety. Stuffed dates are then rolled into melted chocolate and are to be freezed for 10 minutes.

Mejdool pitted dates can be found at any grocery store, pitted dates are highly recommended for ease and convenience. Slightly pull the edge where you see the slit and gently stuff nuts and nut butter.

While the melted chocolate is still fresh on stuffed dates immediately sprinkle coconut/nuts so that it sticks properly. Isn't that a delicious and simple treat to make?

Recipe details

  • 15  pieces
  • Prep time: 5 Minutes Cook time: 10 Minutes Total time: 15 min
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Ingredients


  • 15 pitted Mejdool Dates
  • 5 almonds
  • 5 halved walnuts
  • 2 tbsp peanut butter
  • 1 tbsp desiccated coconut
  • 1/2 tbsp crushed pistachios/nuts of choice

Instructions


Use pitted dates for convenience, gently open from one edge and insert almonds, walnuts (nuts of choice) and peanut butter with the help of a butter knife.
In a bowl, add dark chocolate chips or chopped chocolate bar, add a drizzle of oil and microwave for 2 mins. Stirring the chocolate every 30 seconds to ensure it doesn’t get burnt. Make sure there are no lumps and chocolate is nicely melted.
Roll your stuffed dates in chocolate and place on a plate covered with parchment paper, garnish with crushed nuts/desiccated coconut. Put in the freezer for 10 mins and ready to relish.

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