Chocolate Dates with Almond Butter, Pistachios & Strawberries

Chocolate Dates with Almond Butter, Pistachios & Strawberries

Sweet Medjool dates, stuffed with creamy almond butter, dipped in your favorite chocolate, and topped with freeze-dried strawberries and chopped pistachios. Such a great option to satisfy sweet cravings.

If you're a fan of dates, you'll especially appreciate the natural sweetness they bring to this delicious treat, while the chopped pistachios add a little bit of crunch for extra enjoyment.

Made with clean ingredients, this dates recipe is a sweet treat you'll love.

Enjoy as a simple dessert, a healthy snack, or as energizing pre-workout snacks. Packed with healthy carbs, fats, and proteins from the natural nut butter, they'll give you the energy you need.


  • 10 Medjool dates (pitted, I use large Medjool dates)
  • 2 tablespoons almond butter (creamy, or cashew butter)
  • 2 tablespoons pistachios (chopped)
  • 2 tablespoons freeze dried strawberries (broken into little bits)
  • 1 cup chocolate chips (Belgian dark chocolate works great, or you can use your favorite type of chocolate)
  • 1 tablespoon ghee (or coconut oil)
chocolate dates
Prep time:
15 minutes
Cook time:
5 minutes
Total time:
20 minutes
Yield: 10 chocolate dates | Prep time: 15 minutes | Cook time: 5 minutes | Total time: 20 minutes


Store in an airtight container in the refrigerator to maintain the freshness of product for up to one week.


1. Begin by finely chopping the pistachios and breaking the freeze-dried strawberries into little bits.
Finely chopped pistachios on a cutting board.
Broken freeze-dried strawberries on a paper towel.
2. Carefully open the pitted dates and use a small spoon to fill each cavity inside with almond butter.
Dates being filled with almond butter using a spoon, with a container of creamy almond butter next to them.
3. Set up a double boiler by bringing a saucepan with a couple of inches of water to a gentle simmer. Place a heatproof bowl on top, add the chocolate chips, and melt until smooth and creamy. Alternatively, use a microwave-safe bowl and melt the chocolate chips in 30-second intervals. Add ghee or coconut oil, stir well.
Melted chocolate in a double boiler on the stovetop.
4. Using a fork, dip almond butter-stuffed dates into the melted chocolate, ensuring they're completely coated. Allow any excess chocolate to drip off. Place the chocolate-coated dates onto a cutting board (or a baking sheet) lined with parchment paper.
Chocolate covered, almond butter stuffed dates on a piece of parchment paper.
5. Sprinkle the chopped pistachios and broken freeze-dried strawberries over the top of the dates.
Chocolate covered, almond butter stuffed dates sprinkled with pistachios and strawberries.
6. Transfer the chocolate-covered dates to the fridge and let them chill for about 20 minutes, or until the chocolate has hardened. Enjoy!
Chocolate dates with almond butter, pistachios and strawberries on a serving board.

Recipe Video

Shop products and ingredients I recommend for this recipe:

Almond Butter

Almond Butter

Dark Chocolate Chunks

Dark Chocolate Chunks


Freeze Dried Strawberries

Freeze Dried Strawberries

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What a fantastic dessert. I'm fine with the first 3 ingredients on their own, but the strawberry is the cherry on top! :)

Thank you, Laurie! Glad that you liked the recipe! - Alena
The freeze-dried strawberries and pistachios on these Medjool dates added such a nice texture, they were so yummy, and looked beautiful!

Thank you, Jazzmin! Glad to hear you enjoyed the texture, thank you for taking time to leave the review! - Alena

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