Coconut Dates

coconut-dates Jim Bathie


  • 8 dates, pitted
  • 8 tablespoons puffed-wheat cereal
  • 2 tablespoons shredded coconut


1. Place dates in a large bowl. Mash with fingers until dates form a ball.

2. Add cereal; knead into dates.

3. Form into 8 balls; roll each in coconut to coat.

  • Prep Time:

  • You’ll only need 3 ingredients—dates, puffed wheat cereal, and shredded coconut—for these super-easy, totally no-cook treats.
  • Yield: 4 servings

Nutritional Information

Calories per serving: 160
Fat per serving: 2g
Saturated fat per serving: 1.5g
Monounsaturated fat per serving: 0g
Polyunsaturated fat per serving: 0g
Protein per serving: 1g
Carbohydrate per serving: 38g
Fiber per serving: 4g
Cholesterol per serving: 0mg
Sodium per serving: 0mg
Rs per serving: .2g

Good to Know

For best results, use Medjool dates for this recipe; they are extra plump and moist. You can keep the leftover coconut dates in the fridge for up to 10 days.

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