Ancient Egyptian Tiger Nut Sweets

One of the oldest recipes known to man.  Features stuffed dates, cinnamon honey and crushed almonds.


1/2 pound pitted dates

1/2 cup whole pecans or walnuts

1/2 cup honey

1 tablespoon ground cinnamon

1/2 cup ground almonds


Stuff each date with a pecan.  Put honey in small bowl and stir in cinnamon.  Place ground almonds in another small bowl.  Dip stuffed dates in honey mixture, then roll in ground almonds.  Makes about 20.  Store covered at room temperature.