1000 Palms Stuffed Dates Recipe

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Best with Sunkist® Lemons
Prep Time - 15 Minutes
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A confection that's easy to make, 1000 Palms Stuffed Dates are fun to serve or give as gifts.


  • 48 dates
  • 2 1/2 cups confectioners' sugar
  • 1/2 cup sweetened condensed milk
  • 1 Sunkist® lemon, grated peel
  • 1/2 cup finely chopped walnuts or pecans
  • 1/4 cup finely chopped dried apricots
  • walnut or pecan quarters or halves (optional)

Instructions: (Makes 12 servings)

  • To prepare the dates for stuffing, cut each along one side and remove the pits. In a bowl, combine the confectioners' sugar, condensed milk, and lemon peel (mixture will be stiff).
  • Stir in chopped nuts and apricots.
  • Dust hands with additional confectioners' sugar and shape mixture into small balls (about 3/4 inch); stuff into prepared dates.
  • Top each with a nut quarter or half.