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5 Minute Stuffed Medjool Date Appetizers

five minute stuffed medjool date appetizers
PREP: 5min
YIELD: serves 8

From after-school snacks to appetizers, this five-minute recipe with Natural Delights® will be your new go-to.


  • 1 lb. Natural Delights Medjool Dates
  • 1/4 cup chunky peanut butter
  • 1/4 cup softened cream cheese or mascarpone cheese
  • 2 tbsp. finely chopped peanuts


  1. Carefully cut one side of each date lengthwise and remove pit or use Natural Delights Pitted Dates.
  2. Spoon 1 tsp. peanut butter into half the dates and 1 tsp. cheese into the remaining dates. Sprinkle with nuts.

Nutritional analysis per serving:

Calories: 240, Fat: 88g, Saturated Fat: 2,5g, Trans Fat: 0g, MUFA:  3.26, PUFA:  1.62, Cholesterol: 10mg, Sodium: 70mg, Potassium: 479mg, Carbohydrates: 45g, Fiber: 5g, Sugar: 38g, Protein: 4g, Vitamin A:  4%, Vitamin C:  0%, Calcium:  4%, Iron:  4

*While Medjool dates are high in natural sugars, they are low on the glycemic index thanks to a balanced amount of soluble fiber. The complex carbohydrates found in Medjool dates are digested at a slower rate, making them a source of dietary fiber and releasing energy to the body over a longer period of time.