Dark Chocolate-covered Filled Dates

Shanthi Appelo
Shanthi Appelo

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Dark Chocolate-covered Filled Dates
This frozen combination of minimally processed ingredients mimics the flavor and texture of popular candy bars. Hazelnuts and cashew butter provide healthy fats, while dark chocolate brings a slew of antioxidants to the table.
Serving Amount
  • 12 oz Medjool dates, pitted

  • 1/3 cup cashew butter

  • 1/3 cup 60% dark chocolate chips

  • cup hazelnuts, finely chopped

  • Step 1

    Place ~1 teaspoon cashew butter inside of the date where the pit generally is, gently closing the date over the cashew butter.

  • Step 2

    Warm dark chocolate chips in microwave until runny or use stovetop method to melt the chocolate.

  • Step 3

    Dip the filled date in the dark chocolate, or drizzle if preferred. Immediately sprinkle ~1/2 tsp hazelnuts on top before chocolate hardens.

  • Step 4

    Freeze for at least 2 hours before consuming for best texture. Lasts 1-2 months in the freezer in a freezer-safe container.

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