EWWK: Date Caramel Dip


10-12 dates
Date soaking water
2 tablespoons maple syrup
1 tablespoon almond butter
1/8 teaspoon almond extract
1/4 teaspoon vanilla extract
1/4 teaspoon cinnamon


Soak dates in hot water for about 30 minutes to soften them up. Then add them to the food processor with about 2 tablespoons date soaking water. Let the food processor go until the dates are blended and smooth. This may take about 5 minutes. Then add the remaining ingredients to the food processor and mix until smooth. Place this into a serving dish and use for apple dipping.

Yield: 12 servings (serving size: 1 tablespoon)
Nutrition Breakdown: Calories 80, Fat 0.5g Carbohydrate 18g, Fiber 2g, Protein 1g.
Diabetes Exchange Values: 1 “other carbohydrate”