Sweet dates with hazelnuts and seasalt

healthy-raw-food-Hazelnut-dates2

Delicious raw food snacks
Medjool dates are nature’s candy. They have a soft, creamy, slightly chewy texture. They are perfect to use as a sweetener in raw food sweets or eat them just as they are. and are filled with fiber, potassium, magnesium and other minerals. A pinch of flake salt enters as a background note, adding a lingering taste that rounds out the sweetness.

Recipe
20 Medjool dates
40 Hazelnuts
Dark chocolate
Flake salt

Take a date, make a vertical cut deep enough to remove the pit, but not so deep as to cut the date in half. Discard the pit.
Stuff each date with two hazelnuts and dip it in melted chocolate.
Roll each to cover completely and then lift out with a fork letting the excess chocolate drip off before placing on a parchment lined baking sheet.
Sprinkle flake salt on top of each chocolate covered date when they are almost dry. If you sprinkle the salt too early when the chocolate is too wet the salt will become slightly brown.

Store the stuffed dates in an airtight container in the fridge, but bring them to room temperature  before serving to heighten the taste of the chocolate.

Package them up in a pretty box and you have homemade gift that’s sure to be remembered.


Thank you for visiting my blog!
I am looking forward to hearing your thoughts on this post.
Leave me a comment down below or take a second to share it with a friend.
All comments are greatly appreciated.

 

signature

bloglovin

 

Share/Dela…Share on FacebookTweet about this on TwitterPin on PinterestEmail this to someone

Submit a comment

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *