Dates with Almond Butter and Coconut

Dates with Almond Butter and Coconut

One of my favorite afternoon snacks is simply a spoonful of almond butter. This originally started because I was too lazy to make a more complicated afternoon snack, but it was so delicious and simple that the habit stuck. And now it’s become a mandatory part of my afternoon.

Me with almond butter and a spoon? Ooh, we’re a dangerous bunch. And when you throw dates and coconut into the mix?  Expect things to get a little crazy.

Dates with Almond Butter and Coconut

Dates with Almond Butter and Coconut

 This is so simple to make and I love it because it’s hearty enough to be an afternoon snack while also curing my sweet tooth.

What are your favorite afternoon snacks? 

P.S. The Seasonal Comfort Food Cookbook comes out on Friday…. I can’t wait!

Dates with Almond Butter and Coconut
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Recipe type: Snack
Serves: 1
  • 2 dates, pitted
  • 1 tablespoon almond butter
  • 2 teaspoons shredded (unsweetened) coconut flakes
  1. Cut dates open lengthwise and stuff with almond butter. Sprinkle coconut over the top and enjoy!

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