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PB and Medjool Date Star Sandwich

pb medjool date star sandwich
PREP: 20min

Move over jelly, there's a new sweetner in town. Indulge in a childhood favorite without the guilt with these PB and Medjool Date Sandwiches.


  • 1 cup peanut butter
  • 8 Medjool dates, pitted and roughly chopped
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla
  • ¼ teaspoon salt
  • 10 slices white farmhouse bread


  1. Place the peanut butter, dates, vanilla, and salt in a food processor. Blitz until smooth and spreadable. Add a bit of canola oil, if necessary, to loosen the mixture slightly.
  2. Spread the mixture over 5 pieces of bread. Top with the remaining 5 pieces of bread. For best results, chill in the freezer for at least 20 minutes.
  3. Cut 2 star shapes from each of the sandwiches with a cookie cutter.

Nutritional analysis per serving:

calories - 332.4; fat- grams - 14.6; carbs - grams - 43.1; protein - grams - 11.0

*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.