Date and Peanut Charoset

Date and Peanut Charoset

Recipe by Leah Koenig

  • Yield:6 servings
  • Prep Time:10 minutes
  • Cook Time:N/A
  • Total Time:10 minutes


3/4 cup (105 g) roasted, unsalted peanuts

1⁄2 cup (70 g) black raisins

6 Medjool dates, pitted and roughly chopped

1 medium apple (like Gala or Honeycrisp), peeled, cored, and roughly chopped 1 1/2 teaspoons ground cinnamon

1⁄2 teaspoon ground ginger

2 tablespoons sweet red wine or grape juice


  1. Add the peanuts, raisins, dates, cinnamon, and ginger to the bowl of a food processor. Pulse, scraping down the sides of the bowl as necessary, until finely chopped.
  2. Add the sweet wine, 1 tablespoon at a time and pulsing after each, until a chunky paste is formed. Add the apples and mix until well combined. Transfer to a serving bowl, cover, and chill for up to 1 day before serving.

Tags: Peanut Butter Dessert