It’s National Dessert Day and a fine time to share a four ingredient sweet and salty snack.
Dates are a sweet, divine decadence that one can split open and shove anything inside. Or eat plainly.
Recently, on a trip to the new Burlington Coat Factory downtown, I bought a package of Food Empowerment Project recommended Essential Living Foods Cacao Powder, a steal at $3.99, another birthday present to myself.
Stuffing dates should also be a mandatory weekend escape. There are many, many ways to craft– nutty butters, chocolate and coconut oil, or pumpkin nougat (later). With raw crunchy salted peanut butter, a generous sprinkle of fair trade bliss, and a bit of cinnamon spice, this little treat in the afternoon feels so special and nice.
Peanut Butter Stuffed Dates Ingredients and Preparation
2 tablespoon Trader Joe’s Chunky Peanut Butter
1 teaspoon cacao powder
1 teaspoon cinnamon
Open up the dates and pit if needed.
Spoon in the peanut butter.
Sprinkle with cacao powder and cinnamon.