Time to make: 20 mins
(at time of publication)
- 12 pitted dates (moist ones work best)
- 12 white chocolate buttons
- 12 dried cranberries or 12 dried currants
- 12 halves shelled nuts (pecan or walnut)
- ½ cup fine desiccated coconut
1 Cut each date lengthwise.
2 Insert 1 button, 1 dried fruit and 1 half-nut. Press the opening closed with your fingers.
3 Roll the dates in desiccated coconut.
Nutrition Info (per serve)
Total fat 5g
–Saturated fat 3g
Dietary fibre 1g
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