Chocolate covered Dates

Chocolate Covered Dates

An old joke my dad used to make during snack time was “Canteloupe, gotta date!”

Okay, maybe it’s more like half a joke but it used to crack me up when I was little! #dadjokes

Anyway, dates still make a great snack if you’re looking for something naturally sweet to hit the spot. And you can kick them up a notch by stuffing them and then dipping them!

My go-to has been to remove the pits and stuff each date with 1-2 almonds then dip them in melted chocolate and share them with friends. I recently tried them with 100% cacao chocolate which is EXTRA dark and they were amazing, but you can use a high-quality 70-80% cacao chocolate with excellent results. Sprinkle with a little coarse sea sale and it’s game over.

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