Monday, September 2, 2013

Tahini Dates Sticks

Simple, healthy, and easy recipe you can just leave in the freezer till you have friends coming over or feeling hungry for sweet.

Tahini Dates Sticks

What U need:
500 grams dates paste or dates minced with a food processor
3/4 cup almonds
3/4 cup walnuts
1/2 cup tahiti paste
shredded coconut

How it goes:
Mince half of the amount of almonds and walnuts in a food processor. Add the other half and mince for a few seconds till you get a rough texture.
Add the tahini and dates paste and process in pulses for a few times.
Move the mixture to a bowl and knead with wet hands till the mixture is unified.
place wrapping paper on a small tray and move the mixture on top of the wrapping paper.
mold the mixture into the tray's shape, press it with your hands and wrap the top with a second layer of wrapping paper.
Place the tray in the freezer for a few hours.
remove the tahini-dates block from the tray to a cutting board, remove the wrapping paper and cut for 12 sticks.
Put shredded coconut in a bowl, then coat each stick with the shredded coconut.
Place the sticks on a tray and keep in the freezer till you're hungry.
Defrost the sticks before eating.

1 comment:

  1. Dates and coconut make for a great combination but I have never heard of tahini being used with dates. Your recipe is very unique and creative. Thanks for sharing.