This week at Backyard Huppah, we’re all about hors d’oeuvre receptions, a great option for small weddings. We started with tips for Hors d’Oeuvre Receptions, and all week we’ll be posting hors d’oeuvre recipes for a 40-person reception. The menu will be kosher, and meaty (with vegetarian options), with make-ahead options for couples self-catering their reception.
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These Middle Eastern stuffed dates, datils rellenos, are a popular Sephardic treat brought to us by Gil Marks in his fabulous cookbook, The World Of Jewish Desserts: More Than 400 Delectable Recipes.
Ingredients for Stuffed Dates Hors d’Oeuvre
Makes 36 hors d’oeuvres
- 1 cup almond paste
- 36 medium (1 pound) pitted dates
- ½ cup dried apricots
Instructions for Stuffed Dates Hors d’Oeuvre
- Mince the dried apricots and stir them into the almond paste.
- Slit the dates open lengthwise, form the paste into thin rolls, place in the center of each date, and press to close.
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