Date-Orange-Nut Spread

Southern Living
Makes 2 cups


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1 1/2 cups chopped dates
1/2 cup raisins
1/2 cup sweet white wine
1/2 teaspoon grated orange rind
1 large navel orange, peeled and cut into chunks
1/3 cup honey
1/2 cup almonds, toasted
1/2 cup walnuts, toasted
1/2 teaspoon ground cinnamon
1/4 teaspoon ground cardamom


Combine dates and raisins in a bowl; add wine. Cover and chill 8 hours.

Process date mixture, orange rind, and remaining ingredients in a food processor until slightly chunky and spreadable, adding more wine if needed.

NOTE: For testing purposes only, we used Sunsweet chopped dates and Mogen David white wine.

Created date

August 2002