Bacon Wrapped Stuffed Dates

Make it easy on yourself by assembling these succulent treats up to one day ahead, then popping them in the oven at party time. Dress them up with nuts, sweet pickles, cocktail onions, or a filling of your own invention.


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Serves 24
24 dates, pitted
12 slices bacon, cut in half
Stuffing Choices
1/4 cup cream cheese
24 almonds, pecans, sweet pickles, or coctail onions*

*Choose your preferred stuffing and adjust ingredients accordingly.


Pre-heat oven to 400°

1. Slit each date and fill with ½ teaspoon of cream cheese or a almond, pecan pickle, or onion.

2. Cut the bacon strips into halves. Wrap each date with the bacon and close by overlapping the ends.

3. Place dates on a baking sheet and cook until the bacon is crisp—Approximately 20 minutes.

4. Serve immediately.



Preparation Time: 
30 minutes.