Dates stuffed with almond paste
By Sabiha Merabet
- 20 pitted dates
- 8 oz of marzipan (almond paste)
- 10 walnuts cut into 2
- Food coloring (green, red)
- Powdered sugar for garnish
Level of difficulty Easy
Preparation time 15mins
Cost Budget Friendly
In a bowl, mix marzipan and food coloring of your choice with fingers.
Form small cigars of Marzipan (1/2 oz)
Split date and stuff with almond paste
Place ½ a walnut into marzipan
Roll each date in sugar (optional)
Place dates in a box and present them!
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