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Friday Feast: Bacon-wrapped Stuffed Dates

May 20, 2011

Another beach weekend recipe that we put together over Mother’s Day were these yummy bacon-wrapped, cheese-stuffed dates. Yes please.

Here are the basics.

Ingredients

Dates (20)

Bacon slices, cut into thirds

Cheese of your choosing (we had havarti and cheddar)

  • Preheat oven to 350.
  • Cook bacon in oven for 7 minutes. Let cool.
  • Cut a small slit into each date, and insert cheese.
  • Wrap cheese-stuffed date with bacon.
  • Cook in oven for additional 8-10 minutes. May need longer, may need less. (Wine clouded our time-watching ability… as did Mom opening up the oven every two minutes!!)

Obviously, they were a big hit and perfect with red wine!

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5 Comments leave one →
  1. megstermeter permalink
    May 20, 2011 10:22 am

    Um, yes PLEASE! I bet this would also be amazing with goat cheese or blue cheese. Mmmm…

  2. Annette permalink
    May 20, 2011 12:52 pm

    Yum. I’m gonna make some of those. Can’t wait! ~Annette

  3. Rachael Mead permalink
    May 20, 2011 10:23 pm

    ooh, we’ve made these before! They’re so good! :)

  4. SUE NICHOLS permalink
    May 21, 2011 10:24 am

    If you drizle a little bit of maple syrup on tm after you take them out 0f the oven, they are even better. I usually cook them in maple syrup bacon–easier that way.

  5. Stu permalink
    May 22, 2011 2:28 pm

    That’s a really nice set of legs on the far right, in that second picture.

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