You can make homemade chocolate if you don’t want to use shop bought. Its fairly easy to make, here is a link to a simple recipe on Tabithas Edit (previously Tabithas Kitchen).
You can use desiccated coconut or flaked coconut – I have used both kinds when making this recipe and both work well.
Nuts, seeds or other – If you don’t like or can’t use nuts then seed butter is a great substitute, however for those who can’t use seeds either try using tigernut butter. Idont know if its available to buy, but i have made my own. To find out how to make it, try Emma’s recipe on her blog The Nourished Coeliac.
To coat or not to coat?
You can chose not to coat your dates and leave them plain. They still taste really nice, the chocolate just adds a bit of luxury making them feel more like a ‘treat’.