Date Coconut Rolls

For your Rosh Hashanah table.


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stuffed dates

The special Rosh Hashanah prayer before eating a date (tamar in Hebrew) includes the phrase "yitamuhataim"--may the wicked cease.


1 lb medjool dates, pitted
1 cup slivered almonds
Finely shredded coconut, for rolling


2 dozen rolls

Categories: Appetizer, gluten-free, Holidays, Sweet, Vegan, Vegetarian, Rosh Hashanah


Pulse dates and almonds in a food processor until they form a malleable paste. Form 1-inch balls from the date mixture and roll in shredded coconut.

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Leah Koenig

Leah Koenig is a freelance writer whose work has been published in The New York Times Magazine, Gastronomica, Jewish Living, Lilith, Culinate, Beliefnet and other publications.