Naughty and Nice

Versatile Medjool dates make every holiday delicious

Get decadent with our chocolate-dipped, vanilla-almond cream cheese filled Natural Delights Medjool Date Gems. Or, go light with Natural Delights Medjool Date Party Bites matched with prosciutto, apple, and cheese. Naughty, nice or any way you like, Natural Delights™ Medjool dates are always delicious.

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Chocolate-dipped Medjool Date Gems with Vanilla-Almond Cream Cheese


  • 2 ½ cups Natural Delights Medjool dates, pitted
  • 227 g cream cheese, at room temperature
  • ¾ cup almonds, toasted and chopped finely
  • 3 Tbsp. Sugar
  • 1 tsp. Vanilla
  • 340 g dark chocolate, chopped


  • ½ cup Fresh Pomegranate Seeds
  • 1-½ tsp. coarse Sea Salt

Medjool Date Party Bites with Prosciutto, Gruyere, Apple and Arugula


  • 2 cups Natural Delights Medjool dates
  • 1 large Red Apple, Jonagold, Honeycrisp, Braeburn.
  • Juice of ½ Lemon
  • 113 g of semi-hard cheese such as Manchego, Romano or Gruyere, sliced
  • 85 g Prosciutto, thinly sliced, cut into pieces of 5 cm
  • 1 cup Arugula leaves