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17 Insanely Delicious Things You Can Make With Dates

You've eaten them at the end of every fasting day, so why not reward yourself with a fruity Eid dessert or snack?

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1. Blend pitted dates with almonds and raisins to make yourself some chewy, healthy energy bars.

http://www.thekitchn.com/how-to-make-easy-3-ingredient-energy-bars-at-home-cooking-lessons-from-the-kitchn-184306#_

Recipe here.

2. Bake up some semolina ma'amoul cookies stuffed with sweet, delicious dates.

http://chefindisguise.com/2013/08/07/semolina-maamoul-stuffed-cookies-with-dates-and-nuts/

Recipe here.

3. Stuff dates with coconut and pistachio for some gorgeous finger food.

Get the recipe here.
simpleprovisions.com.au

Get the recipe here.

4. Use them to sweeten up a raw, vegan tiramisu with coffee and date "ladyfingers."

Get the recipe here.
thisrawsomeveganlife.com

Get the recipe here.

5. Churn yourself some fruity ice cream flavored with pomegranate molasses and dates.

Get the recipe here.
food52.com

Get the recipe here.

6. Whip together some date paste for an easy all-purpose sweetener.

Recipe here.

7. And then use that date paste as the sweetener in this chocolate peanut butter avocado pudding.

It's vegan as well! Recipe here.
minimalistbaker.com

It's vegan as well! Recipe here.

8. Mix dates with almonds, sea salt, coconut oil, and more to make the crust for this pretty yogurt cardamom tart.

Recipe here.
food52.com

Recipe here.

9. Make a big bowl of milky sheer khurma, flavored with nuts, dried fruit, and saffron and packed to the brim with vermicelli.

Get the recipe here.
whiskaffair.com

Get the recipe here.

10. Use date caramel as a base for delicious, vegan peanut butter and chocolate truffles.

Recipe here.

11. Throw them in a blender with milk, nuts, and other dried fruits to make an energizing shake.

http://www.vegrecipesofindia.com/dry-fruits-milkshake

Get the recipe here.

12. Roll up some peanut butter cookie date balls for an easy and quick snack.

http://backtoherroots.com/2012/08/30/peanut-butter-cookie-date-bites/

Recipe here.

13. Cook up dates with tamarind and spices to make a sweet-and-sour chutney.

Get the recipe here.
vegrecipesofindia.com

Get the recipe here.

14. Throw together some khoshaf, a quick and delicious fruit-and-nut compote.

Get the recipe here.
mideats.com

Get the recipe here.

15. Drizzle date syrup over crepes stuffed with coconut and cardamom filling.

Recipe for syrup and patishapta, a Bengali staple, here.
food52.com

Recipe for syrup and patishapta, a Bengali staple, here.

16. Construct a salty, cashew-y base using dates for this potentially life-changing raw chocolate caramel pie.

Get the recipe here.
food52.com

Get the recipe here.

17. Use dates, almonds and oranges as a classy garnish for vanilla ice cream and mango sorbet.

Find out how to put it together here.
food52.com

Find out how to put it together here.

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