Chocolate-Covered Almond-Stuffed Dates
Recipe Type: Dessert
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Serves: 12 dates
These sweet treats are naturally gluten free and bursting with flavor - the perfect party bites.
  • 12 Medjool dates
  • 36 salted roasted almonds
  • ¾ c. bittersweet chocolate chips
  • 2 tsp finely grated orange peel
  • 1 tsp honey
  • ½ tsp ground cinnamon
  • ¼ tsp ground allspice
  1. Toss 24 almonds with orange peel, honey, and spices in a small bowl.
  2. Remove pits and insert two spice-coated almonds inside each date. Set aside.
  3. Line baking sheet with parchment paper.
  4. Melt chocolate in microwave-safe bowl until stirrable. Dip each date into melted chocolate and shake excess. Place on paper. Repeat until done. Sprinkle remaining orange peel over chocolate-dipped dates.
  5. Dip plain almond halfway into chocolate and place atop each date. Chill until chocolate sets, about 30 minutes.
Recipe by Honest Cooking at