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Honey Almond Stuffed Dates

Honey Almond Stuffed Dates

A fun appetizer to whip up for your next holiday party that is simple yet delicious.


Serves: 8 (Serving= 3 stuffed dates)


  • 24 pitted dates
  • ¼ block reduced fat cream cheese, softened
  • 2 Tablespoons part-skim ricotta cheese
  • 1 teaspoon honey
  • ¼ teaspoon orange zest
  • ⅓ cup sliced almonds, toasted


  1. Slice dates down one side lengthwise to create opening for stuffing inside. Be careful not to slice all the way through to the other side. 
  2. In small bowl, mix together cream cheese, ricotta, honey and orange zest. 
  3. Stuff dates with cheese mixture. 
  4. Sprinkle sliced almonds on top.