Sweet Indulgence: Almond Stuffed Dates


Discover a delectable fusion of nutty crunch and natural sweetness with our Sweet Indulgence Almond Stuffed Dates. This simple yet elegant treat combines the rich, caramel-like flavor of dates with the satisfying crunch of almonds. Perfect as a healthy snack, a refined addition to a cheese platter, or a sweet end to a meal, these almond-stuffed dates are a testament to the beauty of minimalism in the culinary world.

Sweet Indulgence: Almond Stuffed Dates

Preparation and Cooking Times

  • Preparation Time: 10 minutes
  • Cooking Time: 0 minutes
  • Total Time: 10 minutes

Servings and Serving Size

  • Servings: Varies
  • Serving Size: 1 stuffed date (approximately 10g)

Nutritional Information (per serving)

  • Calories: 50 kcal
  • Protein: 1g
  • Fat: 1g
  • Carbohydrates: 10g
  • Fiber: 1g
  • Sodium: 0mg


  • Medjool dates: As many as desired
  • Whole almonds: 1 per date
  • Optional: Melted dark chocolate for drizzling

Detailed Method of Preparation

  1. Prepare Dates: Carefully slit each date lengthwise and remove the pit.
  2. Stuff with Almonds: Insert one whole almond into the cavity of each date.
  3. Optional Chocolate Drizzle: If desired, drizzle melted dark chocolate over the stuffed dates.
  4. Chill and Serve: Chill in the refrigerator before serving to set the chocolate, if used.

Tips for Culinary Success

  • Quality Dates: Choose plump, moist Medjool dates for the best texture and sweetness.
  • Toasting Almonds: For extra flavor, lightly toast the almonds before stuffing.
  • Chocolate Choices: Experiment with different types of chocolate, such as milk or white, for variety.

Frequently Asked Questions

Can I use other nuts? 

Absolutely, try stuffing with pecans, walnuts, or pistachios.

How long can I store them? 

Store in an airtight container in the fridge for up to a week.

Are they vegan and gluten-free?

Yes, as long as no dairy-based chocolate is used, they are both vegan and gluten-free.

As you bite into one of our Almond Stuffed Dates, let the blend of textures and flavors take you on a sweet journey of indulgence. This delightful treat is more than just a snack; it's a celebration of simple, natural ingredients coming together in perfect harmony. Enjoy these gems of sweetness as a standalone treat or as a complement to your favorite dessert platter!