Halloween Stuffed Cockroaches

    1 hour

    Scare everyone on Halloween when you ask them if they'd like to try a stuffed cockroach! They're simply whole dates stuffed with cream cheese and walnuts.

    1 person made this

    Serves: 24 

    • 225g cream cheese
    • 30g finely chopped walnuts
    • 500g whole pitted dates

    Preparation:1hour  ›  Ready in:1hour 

    1. Mix cream cheese and walnuts together in a small bowl.
    2. Slice one side of each date lengthwise using a small sharp knife, creating an opening. Carefully spoon cream cheese mixture into the middle of each date; pinch the dates closed. Stack them on a plate with cut sides down.

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    Made exactly as written. Wish I would have bought chives to create better antennae with. These were good! I think next time I'll do more to kick up the flavors though. Cinnamon and nutmeg in the cream cheese mix, maybe? Or sitting on top of something.. like crumbled chocolate cookies. Extra flavor and more effect.  -  29 Oct 2013  (Review from Allrecipes USA and Canada)


    Awesomely good and my visitors loved it  -  26 Oct 2016  (Review from Allrecipes USA and Canada)


    This is an old family recipe we make every year for Thanksgiving and Christmas. we put powdered sugar on top and just call them "stuffed dates". We only do this using medjol dates.  -  03 Sep 2016  (Review from Allrecipes USA and Canada)