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Roasted Dates Stuffed with Pine Nuts in Honey

Rated as 5 out of 5 Stars
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"From the volumes of Apicius, this splendid yet curious ancient dish from 1st century A.D. Roman brings together the tastes of honey, fruit, and nuts that can be served as a dessert after dinner."
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Ingredients

1 h servings 225
Original recipe yields 16 servings

Directions

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  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C). Grease a baking dish.
  2. Soak pine nuts in a bowl with white wine and 1/4 cup honey to infuse flavor, at least 30 minutes. Drain.
  3. Mix Gorgonzola cheese and pine nuts together in a bowl. Spread dates open slightly; season the inside of each date with black pepper. Spoon Gorgonzola mixture into each date. Season the outside of each date with salt.
  4. Arrange stuffed dates in a baking dish. Cover with 1 cup honey.
  5. Bake in the preheated oven until warmed, about 10 minutes. Transfer cooked dates to a serving platter. Garnish with almonds.

Nutrition Facts


Per Serving: 225 calories; 7.6 37.7 4.4 6 55 Full nutrition

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Such a crowd-pleaser! I used feta and walnuts instead and drizzled about 1 tablespoon each of honey and butter over the top before roasting.

yes I brought it to my class as a treat and they all loved it.