Drain the peppers and collect the oil. Chop the paprika finely. Toast bread. Peel garlic. Chop dates very finely. Puree paprika, crumbled bread, garlic, almonds, chili flakes, half dates and about 5 tbsp. water with a hand blender.
Mix in about 5 tablespoons of the paprika oil gradually until the sauce is slightly creamy. Season to taste with salt and pepper. Fold in the rest of the dates.