Chocolate dates

Chocolate dates

https://www.coop.co.uk/recipes/chocolate-dates

These fruit and nut treats look like little Easter eggs, and make a great alternative

  • Feeds 4Feeds 4
  • Ready in 25 minutes

Each serving contains

  • Energy
    11%
    936kj 223kcal
  • Fat
    Med 10%
    7.3g
  • Saturates
    High 18%
    3.6g
  • Sugar
    High 10%
    33.2g
  • Salt
    Low 10%
    0.03g

% of adult’s reference intake | Carbohydrates per serving : 36g

Ingredients

  • 80g Co-op Fairtrade dark chocolate, chopped
  • 8 almonds
  • 8 dates, stoned
  • 4 tsp rainbow sprinkles

Method

  1. Put the chocolate in a bowl over a pan of simmering water, making sure the bowl doesn't touch the water
  2. Melt, stirring occasionally
  3. Meanwhile, push an almond inside each date
  4. When the chocolate has melted, remove from the heat, add the dates to the bowl and stir to coat
  5. Tip onto a plate lined with greaseproof paper and scatter over the sprinkles
  6. Chill in the fridge for 10 mins to set before serving

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