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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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Recipe Summary

prep:
20 mins
cook:
10 mins
additional:
30 mins
total:
1 hr
Servings:
16
Yield:
16 servings
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Ingredients

16
Original recipe yields 16 servings
The ingredient list now reflects the servings specified
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Directions

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  • Preheat oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C). Grease a baking dish.

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  • Soak pine nuts in a bowl with white wine and 1/4 cup honey to infuse flavor, at least 30 minutes. Drain.

  • 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.

  • Arrange stuffed dates in a baking dish. Cover with 1 cup honey.

  • Bake in the preheated oven until warmed, about 10 minutes. Transfer cooked dates to a serving platter. Garnish with almonds.

Nutrition Facts

225 calories; protein 4.4g; carbohydrates 37.7g; fat 7.6g; cholesterol 5.6mg; sodium 54.7mg. Full Nutrition
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Reviews (2)

Most helpful positive review

Rating: 5 stars
05/12/2014
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. Read More
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2 Ratings
  • 5 star values: 2
  • 4 star values: 0
  • 3 star values: 0
  • 2 star values: 0
  • 1 star values: 0
Rating: 5 stars
05/12/2014
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. Read More
(4)
Rating: 5 stars
04/10/2014
yes I brought it to my class as a treat and they all loved it. Read More
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