Dates with cream cheese and walnuts

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This recipe is classed as easy

Rating 3.06 / 5 (17 votes)

Prep time:
5 min
Makes 12 canapes

Christmas nibbles don’t get much easier than this tasty stuffed dates canapé recipe from Medjool


1. Make a deep slice down the centre of each date, being careful not to completely separate each half. Remove the stones.

2. Fill the dates generously with the cream cheese and place half a walnut on top.

3. Press gently the dates to give them their original shape and enjoy!


  • 12 dates, such as Medjool dates
  • About 1 tsp per date of cream cheese
  • 12 walnuts

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Made a second batch and added the grated rind of half a lemon to some, and the grated rind of 1 small orange to the rest. It just cuts the excessive creaminess of the cheese and tastes wonderful.

AnnC75636 AnnC75636  Posted 30 Nov 2012 1:31 PM

These were really lovely. Unfortunately they are all gone - will need to make again!

AnnC75636 AnnC75636  Posted 30 Nov 2012 1:28 PM

great party starters very quick and tasty

PatriciaP32099 PatriciaP32099  Posted 10 Oct 2012 5:50 AM