Chocolate Covered Almond Butter Stuffed Dates Recipe

These stuffed dates are a pleasure for nut butter and chocolate lovers! Use almond, peanut, cashew, Nuttzo, and other nut butters!

– 16 medjool dates pitted* – ⅓ to ½ cup unsweetened creamy almond butter ** – ½ cup raw pecans chopped** – 1/2 cup chocolate chips – 1 tsp coconut oil – Flaky sea salt for garnish


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Cut the dates lengthwise and remove the pits with a paring knife. Although pitted dates don't need to be pitted, they must be sliced open for almond butter.


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Set pitted sliced dates on a small baking sheet, dish, or tray. Fill dates with 1–2 tbsp almond butter using a butter knife or small spoon.

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Almond butter amounts vary on date size and how much you want put inside. No need for precision—follow your heart.

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Press chopped pecans on almond butter topping. Note: cut nuts can be placed in the date cavity before adding almond butter.

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Microwave chocolate chips and coconut oil in a microwave-safe bowl at 20-second intervals, stirring well, until melted, about 60 seconds.

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Melt chocolate and drizzle over loaded dates. Completely cover or lightly drizzle the date in chocolate. I enjoy both ways.

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Add flaky sea salt to the dates as the chocolate melts. Refrigerate the sheet pan or dish until the chocolate hardens, 30–60 minutes.

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