October 31, 2014

Filled Dates- Football Friday

On the Menu Today~
Filled Dates

Happy Halloween!
Welcome Back to Football Friday
and the Game Day Recipe~
Filled Dates a.k.a. Zombie Eyes

Today's Recipe:
Zombie Eyes a.k.a. Filled Dates
Pitted dates are filled with cream cheese and
almond butter with a chocolate chip "eye"
Wonderfully, Frightfully, Delicious~

Filled "Eyes" or Dates

  • 12 to 16 pitted dried dates
  • 1 (8 oz) package cream cheese, room temperature
  • 1/4 cup almond butter, or more to taste
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • 12 to 16 or 26 to 28 chocolate chips
Cooking Directions
  1. Carefully slice a small opening into date. Do not cut all the way through date. Carefully open date. Set dates aside until ready to fill.
  2. Beat cream cheese until smooth. Add almond butter and cinnamon to cream cheese. Cream together cream cheese, almond butter and cinnamon until smooth.
  3. Spoon cream cheese mixture into dates.
  4. Top each filled date with one or two chocolate chip(s).

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