Stuffed Chocolate Covered Dates

overhead view of chocolate covered and peanut butter stuffed dates with various topping flavors

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These Stuffed Chocolate Covered Dates require only 4 ingredients for a sticky-but-sweet no bake dessert recipe. Swap out the nut butter for any flavor you prefer and go crazy with the toppings. Vegan and Paleo, too!


  • 12 Medjool dates (see notes)
  • 23 tablespoons favorite nut butter or seed butter
  • 1/2 cup quality chocolate chips
  • 1 teaspoon coconut oil (to help smooth chocolate for dipping)


  • flaked sea salt
  • crushed pistachios
  • freeze dried strawberries


  1. Slice dates lengthwise (pit them if not already).
  2. Fill the center of the date with about 1/2 teaspoon or so of nut butter and slightly seal.
  3. Melt the chocolate chips and coconut oil in 30-second increments in the microwave or over a double boiler. Cool slightly.
  4. Dip stuffed date into melted chocolate. Or drizzle over top. Place on parchment lined baking sheet and sprinkle with flaked sea salt or other topping of choice.
  5. Allow to set at room temperature or in the fridge for 15-30 minutes. Enjoy!


Medool Dates – Medjool dates will give you a caramel-y, soft and flavorful center.

Nut Butter / Seed Butter – cashew, peanut, almond, sunflower seed, etc.

Chocolate chips – Lily’s for low sugar/paleo or Enjoy Life for vegan friendly, or another favorite brand. 

STORAGE – Stuffed dates will keep in an airtight container in the fridge for up to 1 week.

Nutrition information approximate, based on 1 stuffed date using Lily’s brand chocolate.


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