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Dates


The fruit of a date palm which is native to the Middle East. There are many varieties of dates with the most common being Deglet Noir and the Medjool. Dates vary in size from as small as an inch up to 2 1/2 inches. The date flesh is soft and sweet and can be eaten fresh or dried or used in sweet desserts like breads, cakes and cookies.
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Substitute for dates

Dried figs or dried raisins

Equivalents

2 cups whole pitted   =   12 ounces | 1lb unpitted = 60 dates or 2 1/2 cups pitted

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Nutrition Facts
(USDA#9421)
Serving Size
1 date, pitted (24 grams)
Calories
66
Total Fat
0g
  Saturated Fat
0g
Cholesterol
0mg
Sodium
0mg
Potassium
167mg
Total Carbohydrates
18g
  Dietary Fiber
2g
  Sugars
16g
Protein
0g
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