Almond and Goat’s Cheese Stuffed Dates

Sweet and creamy Almond and Goat Cheese Stuffed Dates. Perfect as a healthy and delicious appetizer.

  • Easy
  • Serves 4 - 6
  • 30 mins


  • 30 Buchanans dates
  • 120g soft fresh goat cheese
  • 4 tbsp Buchanans shelled almonds (chopped)
  • 1 tbsp fresh thyme (chopped)


  1. Preheat oven to 375 degrees and lightly oil a baking dish just large enough to hold the dates in a single layer.
  2. Stir together the goat cheese and almonds. Set aside.
  3. Using a small knife, make a small lengthwise incision in each date. Carefully remove the pits.
  4. Stuff 1 teaspoon of the goat cheese mixture into the dates.
  5. Arrange the dates, with the goat cheese mixture side facing up, in the baking dish.
  6. Bake until warmed through, 10 to 12 minutes.
  7. Transfer to a serving platter and sprinkle evenly with thyme.
  8. The dates can be prepared up to 24 hours in advance, store, tightly covered in fridge then bake as above.