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Dates are nature’s sweetest candy, and stuffing them with citrus-infused nuts makes for an extra-rich treat. Choose soft, pliable dates that still hold their shape after squeezing so you can pack in as much of the scrumptious filling as possible. These simple snacks are an ideal way to end a big meal on a sweet note without stuffing yourself. Feel free to swap in any other nuts that you have on hand or add a drop of rose water over each stuffed date.

Pistachio Stuffed Dates on a metal tray

Ingredients

  • 10 large Medjool or Deglet Noor dates, pitted
  • 8 almonds, chopped
  • 8 walnuts, chopped
  • 16 shelled pistachios, chopped
  • 1 teaspoon finely chopped orange rind
  • ½ teaspoon orange zest

Instructions

  1. Make a slit in eight of the dates, keeping the flesh as intact as possible.
  2. For filling, chop the remaining two dates and place in a bowl. Add the remaining ingredients to the bowl; mix well. Stuff each split date with about 1 tablespoon of the filling. Cover and chill up to 1 week.

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Mark7 days ago
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Do you blend or mix the nuts in a food processor before stuffing in dates?

Su3 weeks ago
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What’s the difference between orange rind and orange zest?

Kelly3 weeks ago
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The size of the orange–orange rind is bigger than zest. Zesting minces the orange rind. Orange rind is just larger shreds of the orange. Kinda like minced apple vs diced apple pieces.

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