Homemade Dark Chocolate Date Turtles

This homemade dark chocolate date turtles will definitely be a hit at your Christmas party! Turtles used to be one of my favourite chocolates. Now I can enjoy this healthy homemade version, and so can you!

Dark Chocolate Turtles

Homemade Dark Chocolate Date Turtles

Course Dessert
Cuisine Dairy Free, Gluten Free, Paleo
Servings 25


  • 7 mejdool dates
  • 2 tsp vanilla extract
  • ~80 pecan halves
  • salt to sprinkle
  • Camino chocolate bar
  • a bit of water


  • Put pitted dates into food processor with vanilla and combine. Add a little water to make it smooth into a caramel.
  • Take the date paste and make them into ball and place them on a parchment paper
  • Add 3 pecans to each date ball
    Dark Chocolate Turtles
  • Add melted chocolate over top. And add salt on top if you want!
  • Keep in fridge until it sets. And enjoy!
    Dark Chocolate Turtles

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