Chocolate Covered Peanut Butter Stuffed Dates

Chocolate Covered Peanut Butter Stuffed Dates


Serves:  10


10 Medjool Dates

2 Tbsp peanut butter

¼ cup chopped peanuts

½ cup dairy-free chocolate

1 tsp coconut oil

10 toothpicks


Cut a slit in the date using a small knife and remove the pit.  

Fill each date cavity with approximately ½ tsp of peanut butter.  Next, sprinkle with a pinch of chopped peanuts—Pierce each date with a toothpick through the center (perpendicular to the slit) and set aside.

Find a heat-tolerant glass or ceramic bowl that fits in a saucepan without touching the bottom to create a double boiler (according to, a double boiler is: (a saucepan with a detachable upper compartment heated by boiling water in the lower one.).  

Fill a saucepan with about 2 inches of water and bring it to a boil. Place the bowl in the pan and add the chocolate. Stir the chocolate until melted.

Drizzle the chocolate over the date using a spoon and holding a stuffed date with the toothpick.  Sprinkle a pinch of chopped peanuts and set the date onto a parchment-lined baking sheet.  Continue until all ten dates are covered in chocolate and peanuts.

Place in an airtight container and refrigerate.  Store for up to two weeks.


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