You’ll adore these dates filled with sweet and savoury cream cheese! For your upcoming gathering, they make the ideal quick and healthy appetiser or snack. Stuffed dates are always a hit, whether you’re preparing for a dinner party, a potluck, or just want to make some healthy and delectable snacks.
- 12 Medjool dates, pitted
- 4 ounces (113 grams) cream cheese
- 1/4 cup chopped walnuts or pecans (optional)
- Honey, for drizzling (optional)
- Preheat your oven to 350°F (175°C).
- Carefully make a lengthwise cut in each date to create an opening. Remove the pit.
- Fill each date with a small amount of cream cheese, using a spoon or your fingers.
- If desired, gently press some chopped walnuts or pecans onto the cream cheese filling.
- Place the stuffed dates on a baking sheet and bake for about 10 minutes or until the dates are warm and the cream cheese is slightly melted.
- Remove from the oven and allow them to cool for a few minutes.
- Optional: Drizzle honey over the stuffed dates before serving.
- Calories: 190
- Total Fat: 7g
- Saturated Fat: 3.5g
- Trans Fat: 0g
- Cholesterol: 20mg
- Sodium: 60mg
- Total Carbohydrate: 32g
- Dietary Fiber: 2g
- Sugars: 28g
- Protein: 2g