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Stuffed Dates

These Stuffed Dates are an easy and healthy kid-friendly snack or party appetizer and perfect when you're craving something sweet. The filling and toppings are easily customizable using Medjool dates, nut butter, vegan cream cheese and are naturally gluten-free, refined sugar-free, vegan and paleo-friendly. 

Course Appetizer, Snack
Cuisine American
Keyword dates, stuffed dates
Prep Time 10 minutes
Servings 16 dates
Author Kelly


  • 16 Medjool Dates

Various Fillings

  • Almond Butter or any other nut butter or seed butter such as Peanut Butter Sunflower Seed Butter, Tahini, Cashew Butter
  • Creamy Coconut Manna Butter
  • Dairy-Free Cream Cheese

Various Toppings

  • Shredded Coconut
  • Crushed Pistachios
  • Chopped Pecans or chopped walnuts
  • Finely Chopped Peanuts
  • Whole Almond
  • Crushed Freeze-Dried Raspberries
  • Crushed Freeze-Dried Strawberries
  • Fresh Blueberries
  • Pomegranate seeds
  • Chopped Chocolate
  • Mini Chocolate Chips


  • Maldon Sea Salt or Coarse Flaky Salt
  • Drizzle
  • Coconut nectar or honey or thick liquid sweetener
  • Melted chocolate


  1. Use a knife to make a lengthwise slit into each of the dates and remove the pits.

    Close-up view of ingredients for making stuffed dates on a grey background
  2. Use a spoon to fill each date evenly with the various nut butters.

    Top each with different toppings listed above.

    Top view of dates ready to be stuffed on a baking sheet
  3. Sprinkle a little bit of Maldon or coarse sea salt on each.

    Add a tiny drizzle of honey on a few.

    Add a tiny drizzle of melted chocolate to one or two.

    Top view of scattered traditional stuffed dates on a baking sheet
  4. Enjoy immediately or store in an airtight container in the fridge for up to 3 days.

    Top view of scattered stuffed dates on a grey background

Recipe Video

Nutrition Facts
Stuffed Dates
Amount Per Serving (1 date)
Calories 0
* Nutrition facts are provided as a courtesy using the WPRM recipe calculator. It is best to make your own calculations to ensure accuracy. We expressly disclaim any and all liability of any kind with respect to any act or omission wholly or in part in reliance on anything contained in this website. Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.