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Stuffed Roaches (Halloween Appetizer With Dates)

Deborah McCarthy

"These look really gross, but the kids love them! These are time-consuming, so kick back in a recliner and feel free to watch a movie as you are stuffing them."
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1 h servings 70 cals
Original recipe yields 24 servings

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  1. Mix cream cheese and walnuts together in a small bowl.
  2. Slice one side of each date lengthwise using a small sharp knife, creating an opening. Carefully spoon cream cheese mixture into the middle of each date; pinch the dates closed. Stack them on a plate with cut sides down.

Nutrition Facts

Per Serving: 70 calories; 1 g fat; 14.7 g carbohydrates; 2 g protein; < 1 mg cholesterol; 51 mg sodium. Powered by the ESHA Research Database © 2018, ESHA Research, Inc. All Rights Reserved

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Made exactly as written. Wish I would have bought chives to create better antennae with. These were good! I think next time I'll do more to kick up the flavors though. Cinnamon and nutmeg in the...

Awesomely good and my visitors loved it

This is an old family recipe we make every year for Thanksgiving and Christmas. we put powdered sugar on top and just call them "stuffed dates". We only do this using medjol dates.