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Chocolate dates with one date cut in half to show the inside filling
5 from 2 votes

Chocolate Dates

This Chocolate Dates recipe includes Medjool dates filled with nuts and covered in melted chocolate to make the ultimate treat
Prep Time20 mins
Cook Time0 mins
Course: Dessert, Snack, Sweets
Cuisine: American, Middle Eastern, Persian
Keyword: easy, sweets, treat
Servings: 20
Calories: 128kcal
Author: Ayeh
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  • 20 Medjool dates
  • cup nut butter
  • 20 nuts
  • 100 g dark chocolate (or preferred chocolate)


  • Flakey sea salt and crushed nuts


  • Melt the chocolate using either the double boiler method or microwave.
  • Using a knife or your fingers, carefully slice a date lengthways to open and remove the pit. Making sure not to cut all the way through the other side .
  • Add a teaspoon of nut butter inside the date and spread on both sides, followed by adding a nut in the middle.
  • Close the date and dip into the melted chocolate using your fingers or a fork. Make sure the are fully coated and allow the excess chocolate to drip off then place on a tray with parchment paper.
  • Sprinkle with crushed peanuts or flakey salt then freeze for 20-30 minutes to allow the chocolate to set. You can then enjoy your Chocolate Dates!



Calories: 128kcal | Carbohydrates: 21g | Protein: 2g | Fat: 5g | Saturated Fat: 2g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 1g | Monounsaturated Fat: 2g | Trans Fat: 1g | Cholesterol: 1mg | Sodium: 2mg | Potassium: 233mg | Fiber: 2g | Sugar: 18g | Vitamin A: 38IU | Calcium: 22mg | Iron: 1mg