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Date and Pecan Nuggets (SCD)

These date and pecan nuggets are the new klondike gold in snacking, laced with coconut chips, bet you can’t each just a half of one! Betcha.

Date pecan nuggets

Date and Pecan Nuggets (SCD)

Course: Dessert
Cuisine: American, Southern
Keyword: coconut, dates, pecan, pie
Prep Time: 30 minutes
Cook Time: 18 minutes
Servings: 12 servings
Calories: 125kcal
Author: Chef Verde
This crisp and chewy date pecan nugget is a great, healthy, yet decadent tasting treat. Great for road trips. Top with your favorite ice cream scoop.
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Ingredients

  • 1 tsp Coconut oil for greasing or Crisco.
  • 1 cup pecans raw pecan halves about 5 oz
  • 12 tbsp shredded coconut unsweetened
  • 1 cup dates ~~12 Medjool dates, pitted, softened in microwave in a bit of water for 1 minute
  • 2 tsp honey raw

Instructions

The Crust

  • Preheat oven to 330 degrees.
  • Grease a mini cupcake pan.
  • In a food processor, combine all crust ingredients at the same time and process on high about until you get a thick pasty mixture. Press this mixture into the mini cups.

The Baking

  • Bake for 18 minutes until darker brown and smells good.
    Date pecan nuggets
  • ***** Turn off oven and crack slightly leaving the muffin pan in the oven for 5 minutes.
  • Remove from oven and cool completely at room temp.
    THEN and ONLY THEN, use a toothpick to loosen the nuggets and then place them on a rack to cool.
  • Refrigerate or freeze.
    May be reheated in microwave and/or topped with butter or icing to serve,

Notes

Inspired by Michele

Nutrition

Calories: 125kcal | Carbohydrates: 14g | Protein: 1g | Fat: 8g | Saturated Fat: 3g | Sodium: 18mg | Potassium: 129mg | Fiber: 2g | Sugar: 11g | Vitamin A: 4IU | Vitamin C: 1mg | Calcium: 11mg | Iron: 1mg

These date and pecan nuggets are the new gold in snacking, laced with coconut chips, bet you can’t each just a half of one!