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Honey Cream Cheese Stuffed Dates

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Written by Abby

An easy finger food recipe: honey cream cheese stuffed dates! They’re quick to make, gluten-free and the sweet and savory combo keeps everyone coming back for more.
When you need a quick and easy appetizer that tastes gourmet, these Honey Cream Cheese Stuffed Dates will be your saving grace. 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! 
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Why these stuffed dates are so great

  • They are the perfect finger food for entertaining, holidays, or taking to parties.
  • You can easily prep these little bites ahead of time and store in the fridge until it's time to party! 
  • Naturally gluten-free 
  • A great addition to Rosh Hashanah celebrations. The drizzle of honey over the fresh fruit (yes medjool dates are a fresh fruit!) helps to welcome the sweetness and freshness of the new year which is really beautiful! 
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Ingredients you'll need:

    1. Joolies Pitted Dates
      • You can't stuff a date without a date! We love using our pitted option for these, but whole work just as well! Just be sure to remove the pit as always 😉If you're running low on your stock of dates, you can buy some in bulk right here or in our 2 pack right here!
    2. Cream Cheese
      • This adds a great creamy texture! You can also use a dairy-free cheese if you so desire. We really love Miyoko's vegan cream cheese as an alternative for the same thickness and flavor.
    3. Pistachios 
      • Crush these up to add a little nutty flavor + crunch. You can totally swap for a different nut/seed of choice like walnuts, pecans, or pumpkin seeds. 
    4. Honey 
      • A little drizzle of this brings everything together and enhances all the flavors. You can omit or swap for Joolies Date Syrup
If you make this sweet-n-savory recipe, be sure to tag us on Instagram and Pinterest so we can see all your date-able recreations! And you can always comment below! 

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Cream Cheese Stuffed Dates

Gluten-Free, Peanut-Free, Refined Sugar-Free

  • prep time: 10 minutes
  • cook time: 0 minutes
  • total time: 10 minutes
Servings: 8-10
  • 8-12  Joolies dates
  • 2 oz cream cheese
  • 1-2 tbsp honey
  • 1 tbsp pistachios, crushed 
  1.  Slice each date open and remove the pit. Stuff each date with cream cheese and place on a platter. Sprinkle the pistachios on top, then drizzle with honey and enjoy! 

Store in an air tight container for up to 5 days.