If stuffed dates haven't become your go to appetizer, snack, literally anything in between--then we have some news for you...you are missing out! They’re bite-sized and so versatile with endless flavor combinations. Making them requires only a couple of ingredients you probably already have on hand. So if you're in a jam, make last minute plans, or just want something different, stuffed dates to a deliciously satisfying rescue!
One of the best parts? Medjool dates are packed with essential nutrients like magnesium, fiber, iron, etc without an ounce of refined-sugar in sight. You can check out the many wondrous benefits of dates here! We're sharing 5 ways to make stuffed dates for any occasion or mood that strikes!
Why stuffed dates are so great
- Minimal ingredients are needed to make a flavorful and satisfying bite!
- Quick and easy to whip up, with no cooking required.
- You can easily prep stuffed dates ahead of time and store in the fridge until it's time for a snack or time to party!
- Naturally gluten-free, refined sugar-free, and vegan.
- Satisfying snack to get you through the work day, a workout, or a bad bout of hanger.
- Perfect for elevating charcuterie and grazing boards.
1. Honey Cream Cheese Stuffed Dates
Gluten Free. Vegetarian. Refined Sugar Free. Egg Free. Soy Free. Grain Free. Peanut Free. *Vegan/Dairy Free option
This sweet and savory combo will have everyone coming back for a second, or third date😉 All you need are 4 simple ingredients to make these flavor bombs, which happen to be gluten-free and can be made dairy-free🙌 We love a date recipe everyone can enjoy! Full recipe here.
2. Snickers Stuffed Dates
Vegan. Gluten Free. Paleo. Dairy Free. Refined Sugar Free. Egg Free. Soy Free. Grain Free.
When you're craving some indulgence, but want to avoid the sugar hangover, this is the perfect date recipe for you. Some "healthier" versions of classic sweets turn out to be quite disappointing, but we promise these Snickers Stuffed Dates won't! All you need are four simple ingredients to create these vegan, gluten-free, and refined sugar-free treat! Full Recipe Here.
3. Prosciutto Wrapped Stuffed Dates
Gluten Free. Nut Free. Refined Sugar Free. Egg Free. Soy Free. Grain Free. *Dairy Free option
Whether you're planning a romantic date night in, happy hour with friends, or a night of self care indulgence, add this hor d'oeuvre to the menu. Sweet caramely Joolies dates, stuffed with creamy goat cheese, wrapped in salty prosciutto, then placed on a crispy cracker thin. Mmm mmm good😋 Full Recipe Here.
4. Vegan Cookie Dough Stuffed Dates
Vegan. Gluten Free. Dairy Free. Nut Free. Vegetarian. Egg Free. Soy Free.
Snack time is never boring with Joolies! This new snack-able sweet treat is really quite revolutionary if you ask us...Vegan Cookie Dough Stuffed Dates🤩Yes you read that right--these bad boys are stuffed with vegan chocolate chip cookie dough 🍪and are completely gluten-free and dairy-free! Full Recipe Here.
5. Savory Goat Cheese Stuffed Dates
Gluten Free. Vegetarian. Grain Free. Egg Free. Peanut Free. Soy Free. Oil Free. *Vegan/Dairy Free option
If you're feeling fancy/need a mood-booster/need a tasty and impressive appetizer, look no further than to these savory dates! The tart and tangy goat cheese pairs perfectly with the natural sweetness from the medjool dates. This is a no sweat appetizer that comes together in less than 10 minutes and will without a doubt impress guests. Who said impressive has to be complicated?😉 Plus, this is a recipe you can't mess up so have fun with the stuffings and toppings. Full Recipe Here.