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Walnut Date Spread

Total Time

Prep/Total Time: 5 min.


7 servings

Updated: Oct. 22, 2022
"Wanting to bring a different kind of sandwich to a meeting, I experimented with various spreads. This fruit and nut combination was a winner," say Leora Muellerleile of Turtle Lake, Wisconsin. "A nice substitute for butter, it's wonderful on raisin toast. For fun, try adding cinnamon, ginger or nutmeg."


  • 1 cup pitted dates
  • 2 tablespoons chopped walnuts
  • 1/4 cup orange juice


  1. In a food processor, combine dates and nuts; cover and process until finely chopped. While processor is running, add orange juice until blended.

Nutrition Facts

2 tablespoons: 86 calories, 2g fat (0 saturated fat), 0 cholesterol, 1mg sodium, 19g carbohydrate (0 sugars, 2g fiber), 1g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 1 starch.

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