Fresh or dried, fruit is a healthy, delicious finale to a meal, and in the Middle East, a common one. Chef Scott Snyder, who cooks with the flavors of the region at his restaurant Levant in Portland, OR, loves these easy, satisfying date-walnut balls, which he adapted from Middle East food expert Claudia Roden's classic recipe. He uses the softest dates he can find, and doctors them with a bit of cardamom and dried coconut, and is as likely to eat them as a snack as he is to serve them at a dinner party. "I like the simplicity of it," says Snyder.Get quick and easy recipes for dinner tonight! Start now!
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