15+ Healthy Desserts with Dates

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Nobody will notice that there is no added sugar in these delicious desserts with dates! Easy to make, kid-approved and meal prep-friendly.

Looking to reduce your added sugar intake? Try these delicious date-sweetened desserts from no-bake treats like raw cakes to ice cream, protein-packed mousse, and edible cookie dough.

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Any variety of dried dates works for these, but our favorites by far are Medjool dates! If you want to create a smoother result, soak your dates for around 15 minutes in hot water and drain them before starting with the recipe.

Check out our selection of stuffed dates as well as these keto-approved desserts for more, and be sure to leave a rating! Enjoy the list.

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15+ Healthy Desserts with Dates

Yield: 2 servings
Prep Time: 5 minutes
Total Time: 5 minutes

Nobody will notice that there is no added sugar in these delicious desserts sweetened with dates! Easy to make, kid-approved and meal prep-friendly. The following snickers smoothie is super nutritious and tasty!


Snickers Smoothie

  • 2 bananas, frozen & chopped
  • ½ cup dates, pitted (60 g)
  • 3 tbsp peanut butter
  • 2 tbsp cocoa powder
  • 1.5 cups soy milk (360 ml)



  1. Place the frozen bananas, dates, peanut butter, cocoa powder and soy milk in a high-speed blender.
  2. Blend until smooth, adding more soy milk or a splash of water if needed (this depends on how large your bananas are).
  3. Pour the mixture into a large glass and add any toppings of your liking! Enjoy immediately.


  • Nutritional value has automatically been calculated without any toppings!
  • Add some maple syrup if the smoothie isn’t sweet enough for you.
  • Find 15+ more date-sweetened desserts in the article above.

Nutrition Information:
Yield: 4 Serving Size: ½ recipe
Amount Per Serving: Calories: 213Total Fat: 8gSaturated Fat: 1gTrans Fat: 0gUnsaturated Fat: 4gCholesterol: 0mgSodium: 117mgCarbohydrates: 30gFiber: 4gSugar: 18gProtein: 8g

Nutrition information is a rough estimate calculated automatically, their accuracy is not guaranteed. Just focus on whole plant-based foods and eat until satiety!

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About Alena Handwritten FontAlena Schowalter is a Certified Vegan Nutritionist who has been a vegetarian since childhood and vegan since 2012. Together with her husband, she founded nutriciously in 2015 and has been guiding thousands of people through different transition stages towards a healthy plant-based diet. She’s received training in the fields of nutrition, music therapy and social work. Alena enjoys discussions around vegan ethics, walks through nature and creating new recipes.

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