A touch of sweetness from the dates and raisins paired with crunch and nuttiness from the pistachios make these bites perfect for an on-the-go snack or as an accompaniment on a cheese board. Source: EatingWell Magazine, November/December 2018

Ali Slagle


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Instructions Checklist
  • Combine dates, pistachios, raisins, fennel and pepper in a food processor. Process until finely chopped. Form into about 32 balls, using about 1 tablespoon each.



To make ahead: Store airtight at room temperature for up to 3 hours.

Nutrition Facts

68 calories; 1.8 g total fat; 0.2 g saturated fat; 1 mg sodium. 154 mg potassium; 13.4 g carbohydrates; 1.4 g fiber; 11 g sugar; 1.1 g protein; 38 IU vitamin a iu; 4 mcg folate; 15 mg calcium; 13 mg magnesium;

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Rating: 5 stars
We ll be making these a lot. They re so easy to put together and these flavors together are delicious. Thanks for this! Read More
Rating: 5 stars
I WILL make again but true confession I'm lazy. I used all the same ingredients but simply slit the date sprinkled with pepper and fennel popped in 2 raisins and the nut. Had to use a walnut since we had no pistachios but I'm sure that would be even better. Read More