1.Make a shallow cut lengthways in each date (do not cut all the way through), remove seeds. Combine dates and liqueur in medium bowl, stand 15 minutes.
2.Meanwhile, combine cheese, sifted icing sugar and rind in small bowl with wooden spoon.
3.Drain liqueur from dates into cream cheese mixture, stir until combined. Place dates on wire rack. Spoon cream cheese mixture into piping bag, pipe mixture into dates.
4.Drizzle dates with melted chocolate set at room temperature.