With Valentine’s Day just around the corner, what better way to celebrate than by creating chocolate-covered heart dates? Whether you’re looking for a romantic gesture for your sweetheart or simply want to treat yourself to something special, these chocolate-covered heart dates are sure to impress! Not only are these chocolate dates tasty, but they also provide numerous health benefits for your heart. Dates are rich in heart-healthy minerals, can help lower cholesterol levels, and may even reduce strokes! Get ready for a ‘date-night’ to remember with these delicious treats.
- Coachella's Best Organic Medjool Dates (as many as desired)
- Dark or milk chocolate
- Optional toppings: sprinkles, chopped nuts, shredded coconut, sea salt
- Start by gently slicing open each date and removing the pit.
- If you'd like, shape the sides of each date into a heart shape using your fingers.
- Melt the chocolate in a microwave-safe bowl or over a double boiler until smooth and creamy.
- Dip each date into the melted chocolate, ensuring it's completely coated.
- Place the chocolate-covered dates on a parchment-lined baking sheet.
- If desired, sprinkle toppings like chopped nuts, sprinkles, shredded coconut, or sea salt over the chocolate while it's still wet.
- Let the chocolate-covered dates set at room temperature or place them in the refrigerator for faster setting.
- Once the chocolate is firm, serve and enjoy!
These chocolate-covered heart dates make a delicious and indulgent treat for any occasion, especially Valentine's Day! Find some other fun recipes on our blog at coachellasbestdates.com/blogs/dates.
XOXO, Coachella’s Best Organic Dates