Dairy Farmers of Canada

Bleu D’Élizabeth Cheese, Dark Chocolate and Date Bites

Our dietitians' favourite

This recipe features the 2013 Canadian Cheese Grand Prix winner in the Blue cheese and Organic cheese categories.

  • Prep: 20 min
  • Cooking: 20 min - 25 min
Yields 6 - 8 servings
bleu d elizabeth cheese dark chocolate and date bites


  • 6 oz (180 g) dark chocolate coarsely chopped
  • 6 oz (180 g) pitted Medjool dates
  • 3 oz (90 g) Bleu d'Élizabeth cheese coarsely chopped
  • Cocoa powder
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Melt chocolate in a double boiler over simmering water. Let cool.

Process dates and blue cheese in a food processor until coarsely chopped. Add melted chocolate and process until well combined. Spoon mixture into a loaf pan lined with plastic wrap.

Refrigerate at least 30 minutes. Cut into bite-sized pieces. Sprinkle with cocoa powder and serve.


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Nutritional information

Per serving
Energy: 212 Calories
Protein: 4 g
Carbohydrate: 32 g
Fat: 10 g
Fibre: 3.1 g
Sodium: 160 mg

Top 5 Nutrients

(% DV*)
Calcium: 7 % / 82 mg
Iron: 7 %
Magnesium: 18 %
Phosphorus: 8 %
Zinc: 9 %