Date-Walnut Cream Cheese Dip

Easy Party Dip

Date-Walnut Cream Cheese Dip
Diet Info: DF GF F LF Na LS VG V Fa
Utterly simple, delicious cream cheese dip with sweetness of dates, crunchy walnuts, a hint of shallots and a zing of lemon zest. This easy to make dip is a all time favorite party dip recipe. You can make it in advance; just remove it from fridge 30 minutes before serving. This crunchy, sweet, and sour dip taste excellent with baked pita chips, celery sticks, carrot sticks, or tortilla chips. Serve it for fall parties or family get together.

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Date-Walnut Cream Cheese Dip

Date-Walnut Cream Cheese Dip
Total Time: Prep Time: Cook Time: Cuisine: American ()
Serves: 6



  • Step for Recipe - Date-Walnut Cream Cheese Dip 1. In a food processor, combine cream cheese, goat cheese and butter milk on medium pulse until smooth and creamy. Add the pitted and chopped dates, chopped shallots, lemon zest, salt, sugar, pepper and process till well combined.
  • Step for Recipe - Date-Walnut Cream Cheese Dip 2. Transfer the cheese mixture to a cling wrap sheet and roll slightly to form a log (3-4 inch long). Wrap the log from all sides with cling wrap and refrigerate for at-least 2 hours or until firm.
  • Step for Recipe - Date-Walnut Cream Cheese Dip 3. Mix roughly chopped walnuts (or fine chopped per your liking) and chopped cilantro. Spread the mixture in a flat plate. Remove the Cheese Log from cling wrap and roll it gently in walnut and cilantro mixture until all sides are well covered. Serve immediately or refrigerate for the later use.

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7 Responses

  1. dates with walnut and cheese, yummy!!1
  2. Hi, I tried your dip last night because I wanted to make sure it will be good fit for my weekend party and it was delicious, we finished a big log of cheese, it was sour, sweet and crunchy at the same time.
  3. yummy dip!!! i tried it today and its so yum.. i love it, simple recipe and great description to make it easy to make
  4. yummm , cant wait to try this recipe.
  5. Great idea!!! I love this dip. Thanks for recipe.
  6. Thanks for recipe. This came out perfect. My guests loved it. I never try recipe from internet so much, but this one changed my opinion. I appreciate effort you are putting in to add so detailed steps.
  7. this look so yummy. I have to try this recipe for sure.