Besides, what can you use in place of dates?
Substitute for Dates OR - Dried cranberries (craisins) OR - Dried cherries.OR - to really vary the flavor use driedapricots.
Furthermore, what is better for you figs or dates?
Richer in Fiber Per fruit, figs offer a much bettersource of soluble fiber, with 4-5 grams per fruit versusdates which have around 2-3 grams. Figs are alsolinked to good digestive health, help to relieve constipation, andcontribute to good heart health.
I use them in so many recipes because they are anatural way to sweeten desserts and they are so versatile. Ifyou can't find medjool dates, you can useanother date, but you may need to add a few extras.The medjool dates are larger.