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Medjool Date Creepy Crawly Salty Bugs


  • 12 Natural Delights® Medjool dates, pitted
  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • Maldon sea salt flakes (or your favorite flakes)
  • Delicious with goat gouda hard cheese (optional)


  1. Sauté pitted Medjool dates in olive oil on medium heat until lightly blistered on all sides (careful not to burn), remove from heat.
  2. Open date and stuff with small chunk of goat gouda cheese (optional) and sprinkle with sea salt flakes - NOT optional :)

Makes 12 (double it, they go fast)

*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.