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Plate with goat cheese stuffed dates, topped with chopped pecans and fresh thyme.
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3.53 from 17 votes

Goat Cheese Stuffed Dates

These sweet and savory goat cheese stuffed dates topped with roasted pecans and fresh thyme are a quick and easy appetizer that everyone will love.
Prep Time15 mins
Cook Time10 mins
Course: Appetizer
Cuisine: American
Keyword: stuffed dates
Servings: 34
Calories: 47kcal


  • 17 medjool dates
  • 4 oz goat cheese
  • 1/2 cup pecan halves
  • 1 Tablespoon maple syrup
  • 1 teaspoon fresh thyme + more for garnish
  • 1/8 teaspoon paprika
  • 1/8 teaspoon sea salt


  • Preheat oven to 400°F. Chop pecans and add to a small bowl with maple syrup, paprika, salt and fresh thyme. Toss pecans and spread on a baking sheet lined with parchment. Roast pecans for 8-10 minutes. Remove from oven and let cool.
  • Cut dates in half and remove pit.
  • Stuff each date with goat cheese, top with pecans and garnish with fresh thyme.


Serving: 1half date | Calories: 47kcal | Carbohydrates: 10g | Protein: 1g | Fat: 1g | Sodium: 91mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 8g