Sweet date and walnut dessert - Mexican recipe

Sweet date and walnut dessert – Mexican recipe

Walnuts and dates boiled in milk and sugar. This is a delicious dessert that is easy to make. Sweets made with dates and nuts are a staple of Christmas.


  • 340ml.a glass of milk
    1/2 cup sugar (honey can be substituted)
    1/4 teaspoon salt
    250 grams finely chopped walnuts
    500 grams finely chopped dates
    2 tablespoons butter
    3 tablespoons vanilla


Mix milk, sugar, and salt in a saucepan and heat over low heat. When it boils, add the walnuts and dates and simmer until you can see the bottom of the pot, then remove from the heat.

Add the butter and vanilla and a paste will form. Form into rolls or pour into buttered, fireproof molds.

Place in the refrigerator and once cooled, cut into squares.

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