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.

Ali Slagle
Source: EatingWell Magazine, November/December 2018




Ingredient Checklist


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; protein 1.1g 2% DV; carbohydrates 13.4g 4% DV; exchange other carbs 1; dietary fiber 1.4g 6% DV; sugars 10.7g; fat 1.8g 3% DV; saturated fat 0.2g 1% DV; cholesterolmg; vitamin a iu 37.5IU 1% DV; vitamin c 0.4mg 1% DV; folate 3.8mcg 1% DV; calcium 14.7mg 2% DV; iron 0.3mg 2% DV; magnesium 12.6mg 5% DV; potassium 154.4mg 4% DV; sodium 0.8mg.

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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