Ginger-Date Wontons



Featuring Medjool dates ‘the royal dates’, walnuts, lemon rind and crystallized ginger, this delicious fried treat is featured in the Bard Date Company Medjool Date Recipe Book. You can order Bard Date Company’s Medjool Dates at or pick some up at The Peanut Patch in Yuma, Arizona (open Oct-April). See for more recipes! Donna George, owner of The Peanut Patch in Yuma, Arizona, shares the nutritional qualities of Medjool Dates on Big Blend Radio.


24 Wonton wrappers
Oil for frying

1/3 cup chopped walnuts
1 Tbsp. grated lemon rind
2 Tsp. butter, softened
3 Tbsp. crystallized ginger, chopped
6 Medjool dates, pitted and coarsely chopped

Combine filling ingredients and mix well.
To make each wonton, place filling in center of each wrapper, keep remaining wrappers covered.
Brush edges of wrapper with water and fold wrapper in half to form a triangle. Pinch edges to seal.
Pull the corners of the folded side together, moisten one corner, and press to seal.
Keep finished wontons covered. Heat oil to 3, on med-high heat.  
Deep fry until golden, turning occasionally, 2-3 minutes. Serve hot or cold.

The Peanut Patch - Yuma, AZ

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