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Date Recipes Are The Best Way To Naturally Sweeten Your Life

Try it, you'll see.

On their own, dates don't have a lot of appeal. These palm fruits travel from afar, so when we get our hands on them they're often just sticky, cloyingly sweet and somehow always show up at Christmas functions (even though they weren't invited). We know why the date has such a bad rap, but we have to admit that it's not wholly deserved. Dates have many great qualities as an ingredient in the kitchen and it's time the world knew about them.

Dates are wonderful stuffed and wrapped with bacon (obviously). They make a lovely pairing with a hearty lamb dish. And, more importantly, they're a great alternative to sugar in dessert recipes. Grounded into a paste, they can easily be added to cakes, brownies and even ice cream. You won't miss the cane sugar for a second in these wonderfully sweet, almost healthy recipes.

1
No-Bake Chocolate Cheesecake
Minimalist Baker
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2
Roasted Cashew-Almond Yogurt Bowl With Stove-Top Matcha Green Tea Date Granola
Half Baked Harvest
3
Healthier Peanut Butter Pie
Texanerin Baking
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4
Sea Salt Date Caramel Coconut Ice Cream
Minimalist Baker
5
Date Newtons
Flourishing Foodie
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6
Vanilla Bean Cashew Cream Milkshakes
Edible Perspective
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7
No Churn Vegan Chocolate Ice Cream
Minimalist Baker
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8
Date Paste
The Healthy Foodie
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9
Homemade Snack Bars With Cashews, Dates And Almonds
This Gal Cooks
10
Date Sweetened Horchata
Minimalist Baker
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11
Heavenly Apple Cake
James Ransom/Food52
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12
Chocolate Truffle Energy Bites
Sally's Baking Addiction
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13
Apple Pie Date Bars
Minimalist Baker
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14
Muesli With Lemon And Dates
fiveandspice/Food52
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15
Fudge Brownies
Texanerin Baking
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16
Coconut Rhubarb Amaranth Porridge
Naturally Ella
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17
Five Ingredient Salted Caramel Peanut Butter Truffles
Minimalist Baker
18
Date Cinnamon Rolls
Macheesmo
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19
Date And Almond Cake
Manger
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20
Oatmeal Muffins With Raisins, Dates And Walnuts
Simply Recipes
21
Ricotta Date Waffles
Macheesmo
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22
Sticky Toffee Pudding
Pass the Sushi
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23
Yogurt With Toasted Quinoa, Dates And Almonds
Food52
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24
Date Caramel
Minimalist Baker
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25
No-Cook Chocolate Peanut Butter Pudding
Texanerin Baking
26
No Bake Vegan Brownies
Minimalist Baker
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27
Date-Sweetened Granola
Naturally Ella
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28
Chocolate Granola Bars
Minimalist Baker
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29
Date-Sweetened Apple Pie Oatmeal
Minimalist Baker
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