Chocolate Covered Dates

Bowl of Medjooll dates on wood
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Prep: 10 mins
Cook: 3 mins
Inactive time: 25 mins
Total: 38 mins
Servings: 4 to 5 servings
Nutrition Facts (per serving)
593 Calories
32g Fat
89g Carbs
6g Protein
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Nutrition Facts
Servings: 4 to 5
Amount per serving
Calories 593
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 32g 41%
Saturated Fat 18g 89%
Cholesterol 0mg 0%
Sodium 38mg 2%
Total Carbohydrate 89g 32%
Dietary Fiber 9g 33%
Total Sugars 75g
Protein 6g
Vitamin C 0mg 1%
Calcium 51mg 4%
Iron 3mg 19%
Potassium 625mg 13%
*The % Daily Value (DV) tells you how much a nutrient in a food serving contributes to a daily diet. 2,000 calories a day is used for general nutrition advice.
(Nutrition information is calculated using an ingredient database and should be considered an estimate.)

Chocolate-covered dates are the perfect small treat or after-dinner dessert. These are perfect with coffee.


  • 16 oz semi-sweet chocolate, chopped

  • 20 to 25 pitted dates

  • Toasted almonds (or walnuts or pistachios)

  • Coconut flakes, for garnish

Steps to Make It

  1. Gather the ingredients.

  2. First, line a large baking sheet with parchment paper.

  3. Stuff each date with nut of your choice.

  4. Melt chocolate in microwave safe bowl for about 3 minutes, stirring halfway through cooking time.

  5. Using a skewer, dip each date in chocolate. Allow excess chocolate to fall off by carefully rotating skewer. Place dipped date on parchment and sprinkle with coconut flakes. Repeat with remaining dates.

  6. Allow dates to set in refrigerator for about 20 to 30 minutes before serving.