J.J. Smith's Date Paste

If you're looking for a healthier alternative to plain white sugar or artificial sweeteners, you're in luck. Nutritionist J.J. Smith's date paste is the perfect solution for your cooking and baking needs. Try using this recipe in your favorite marinade, when you bake a batch of cookies, or you can dip your favorite fruit in it as well; the possibilities are endless!

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1 cup Packed dates (pitted)
1/2 cup Boiling hot water

Pour hot water over the dates.

Let sit for one minute.

As dates soften, place this mixture in a blender and process for 20 seconds.

Enjoy sauce on its own or in place of sugar in baking and cooking recipes.