Two-Minute Turtles

Preparation info
  • Makes:


    • Difficulty


    • Ready in

      5 min

Appears in
The No Meat Athlete Cookbook: Whole Food, Plant-Based Recipes to Fuel Your Workouts... And the Rest of your Life

By Matt Frazier and Stepfanie Romine

Published 2021

  • About

These are perfect for those times when you just need something small and sweet: You stuff two items inside a date, heat it, and eat it. They taste like candy, so you will feel as if you created something special each time you make them.


  • 12 pitted dates
  • 12 toasted pecans
  • ¼ cup (40 g</


  1. Slice lengthwise into each date, making sure to only go halfway through. Carefully widen the opening, then stuff in 1 pecan and a couple of chocolate chips.
  2. Repeat with the remaining dates, pecans, and chocolate chips and serve. (Optional: Place the stuffed dates on a plate and microwave just until the chocolate is slightly warm, about 30 seconds. You can also