California Dates, a natural ingredient that fits right in!

For the professional chef or someone who loves to cook; California Dates bring a unique quality of flavor and texture to any recipe.

Dates have often been referred to as nature’s candy. They are a great alternative to sugar in dessert dishes like cakes, brownies and cookies. But, dates also have a place in savory dishes. They add luscious richness to meat, seafood, and poultry entrées. They also are an excellent ingredient in compotes, salads, and sauces.

Dates are great at the beginning of a meal and at the end. So, get yourself some California Dates and start cooking!

25 ways to use California Dates:

  • Bagels

  • Breads

  • Brownies

  • Cakes

  • Cereals

  • Cheesecakes

  • Cookies

  • Compotes

  • Donuts

  • Dressings

  • Fish & Shellfish

  • Granola Bars

  • Ice Cream

  • Marinades

  • Muffins

  • Pies

  • Protein Bars

  • Pork, Beef & Chicken

  • Salads

  • Sauces

  • Scones

  • Smoothies

  • Trail Mix

  • Vegetables

  • Yogurt