No-cook, vegan snack made with dates, coconut oil, shredded coconut, cashews, pistachios and almonds.
Something sweet in the middle of the day?
Make it guilt-free.
Start with a smooth, silky, EASY date caramel.
(Taste this…..YUMMMM, right?)
Stir in nuts.
Shape. Chill. Slice. Store.
If you are using the firmer Noor date variety then, soak dates (equal weight) in hot tap water for about 15-30 minutes, discard water and use in recipe. You might have to stop, re-distribute ingredients often to get to a creamy consistency.
Skill level – Easy
Raw Date & Nut Salami
6 large medjool dates, pitted (3.1 ounces by weight, pitted)
2 tablespoons coconut oil, melted until warm
1/2 cup raw cashews
1/4 cup raw pistachios
1/4 cup sweetened shredded coconut
2 tablespoons raw almonds
1. Into a food processor, place dates and coconut oil, process for 20 seconds, scrape the sides of the processor and process again for additional 1 minute, until it very smooth.
2. Transfer mixture into a medium bowl and all remaining ingredients. Stir with a spatula or hands (more convenient), until evenly combined.
3. Shape dough into a 6-inch thick log. Roll in a parchment paper or plastic wrap, press again to a form a tight log. Place in refrigerator for at least 6 hours or up to 2 days.
4. Unwrap and cut into slices with a sharp knife. Store slices in the refrigerator. Alternatively, shape mixture into a square or rectangle, chill and cut into small bars / squares.
Makes about 12 slices