Stuffed Roaches (Halloween Appetizer With Dates)

These look really gross, but the kids love them! These are time-consuming, so kick back in a recliner and feel free to watch a movie as you are stuffing them.

Original recipe makes 24 servings


1 (8 ounce) package fat-free cream cheese, softened
1/4 cup finely chopped walnuts
2 (8 ounce) packages whole pitted dates

  • PREP

    1 hr


    1 hr


  1. Mix cream cheese and walnuts together in a small bowl.
  2. Slice one side of each date lengthwise using a small sharp knife, creating an opening. Carefully spoon cream cheese mixture into the middle of each date; pinch the dates closed. Stack them on a plate with cut sides down.


Calories: 70 kcal
Carbohydrates: 14.7 g
Cholesterol: < 1 mg
Fat: 1 g
Fiber: 1.6 g
Protein: 2 g
Sodium: 51 mg