Chocolate Covered Date Nut Squares

Chocolate Covered Date Nut Squares

A 3-ingredient delicious dessert that doesn’t involve eggs, flour or added sugar! 

Chocolate Covered Date Nut Squares
(makes 16…depending on how big you cut them)

What you need: 
1/2 cup packed fresh dates, pitted
1 1/2 cups nuts (you can mix any nuts here, use the bits and pieces of whatever you have on hand)
6 ounces dark chocolate, melted (a heaping cup)

What to do: 
Prepare an 8×8 baking pan with parchment paper so as the ends come over the sides of the pan.

1. Soak Dates If Needed: If your dates are on the drier side (mine were), soak them in warm water for 5 minutes and drain before using.

2. Make Nut Mixture: Add nuts and dates to a food processor and process until mixture is sticky and small pieces of nuts can still be seen.

3. Start Bars: Press date nut mixture into prepared pan. Use an offset spatula or butter knife to press down flat.

4. Finish Bars: Pour melted chocolate over date nut mixture and spread evenly. Place in freezer or refrigerator until chocolate has hardened completely (about 10-20 minutes).

5. Cut Bars: Remove bars from pan onto a cutting board. Use a sharp knife and cut into squares.

Chocolate Covered Date Nut Squares by Libbie Summers

Recipe by Libbie Summers
Top: Baby Cake Top in Black Linen
Pants: Kitchen Pants in Black Linen
Napkin: French Picnic Linen Napkin Set in Pink Gingham

Cook along with Libbie as she makes the recipe! 

 

 


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