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What Recipes Can I Make With Dates?

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What Recipes Can I Make With Dates?

There are so many recipes with dates out there but we've zoned in on eight that highlight some of the best uses for this Middle Eastern fruit.

Dates are naturally sweet, sticky and sold dried. Their oval shape conceals a single pit that should be disposed of before cooking. This fruit is rich in fiber, antioxidants and minerals so it's not only delicious but also good for you.

Curious to know more? Check out these tasty recipes with dates and use them as inspiration for your next meal.

Tunisian Date Pastries

These semolina and date pastries fried in olive oil are simply addictive. In Tunisia, they are known as makroudh.

Learn how to make this date recipe.

Cherry and Date Muffins

Cherries, dates and buckwheat make these muffins sweet, tangy and hearty. Just the thing to power up your morning or eat as a snack.

Get this date recipe here.

Gluten-Free Blueberry Muffins

Dates, blueberries, millet flour, chestnut flour and almond flour are the base of this delectable sugar-free and gluten-free muffin recipe.

Learn how to make this recipe with dates.

Date and Pistachio Jam

Making jam is one of the best uses for dates. Not only because they sweeten but dates add body and texture to jams and preserves.

You'll especially love this recipe with dates, pistachios, ginger and red wine.

Indian Dry Fruit Pickle

Alternatively, dates are a fabulous addition to Indian pickles because they marry nicely with sour flavors and spices like cardamom and garam masala.

Try this great recipe for Indian pickle with dates.

Mixed Greens and Date Salad

Yes, dates are divine in sweets but don't overlook how much they can dress up a salad.

Toss them with apples, berries, mixed greens and herbs and you've got yourself a satisfying salad you can enjoy on its own or with grilled meats.

Find this date recipe here.

Matcha Green Tea Latte with Dates

Pureed dates are a great natural sweetener to add to beverages such as this green tea matcha latte but you can add them to smoothies, iced coffee and more.

No Bake Vegan Cheesecake Bites

If you are into vegan baking you'll enjoy these tasty cheesecake bites - a date and walnut crust ensure no dairy or gluten is used.

Get this date recipe now.

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