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This combination of dusky dates and tinted marzipan is a North African tradition.

Recipe by Cooking Light May 2001


Credit: Randy Mayor; Jan Gautro

Recipe Summary

24 dates (serving size: 1 stuffed date)


Ingredient Checklist


Instructions Checklist
  • Cut a lengthwise slit down the center, but not through, each date; remove seeds.

  • Sprinkle food coloring over marzipan, if desired; gently knead 4 to 5 times or until color is incorporated into marzipan. Divide marzipan mixture evenly among dates; stuff into slits. Sprinkle with powdered sugar.

Nutrition Facts

50 calories; calories from fat 17%; fat 0.9g; saturated fat 0.1g; mono fat 0.6g; poly fat 0.2g; protein 0.6g; carbohydrates 10.8g; fiber 0.6g; iron 0.1mg; calcium 7mg.