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Cinnamon date rolls - perfect healthy candy for Christmas

Recipe: Cinnamon date rolls - perfect healthy candy for Christmas

Prep Time 20 mins
Cook Time 1 hr
Total Time 2 hrs 20 mins
Course Dessert, Snack
Servings 450 g


  • 125 g hazelnuts or almonds
  • 75 g walnuts
  • 250 g dates pitted
  • 1 tsp vanilla powder
  • 1 pinch salt
  • 1 tbsp water
  • 2 tbsp cinnamon


  • Start by mincing the nuts to small pieces in the food processer then set aside
  • Remove the pits from the dates if you haven't already. Place them in the food processor and run until you have a sticky dough
  • Add all remaining ingredients except cinnamon and mix together so it forms a big ball
  • Split the ball in two and place one on parchment paper and press out to a rectangular disc of around ½ cm thick (1/4 of an inch)
  • Mix the other half with the cinnamon and then press it out on top of the other layer
  • Roll it together and wrap it in plastic wrap before storing it in the freezer for at least 1 hour. After that then you can cut it up in slices (around 1 cm thick / ½ inch) and then place it back in the freezer or serve it directly.