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Bacon Wrapped Stuffed Dates

Bacon Wrapped Stuffed Dates

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After some fun food experimentations, turns out I am sensitive to grains. No bread, flour, etc. etc. for me. At the mustache bash shower, I wasn’t the only one with some gluten adversity, so it gave me the chance to stretch some culinary creative muscles and make something new. And by new, I mean new to me.

Most will approach these bacon wrapped dates with a bit of trepidation when they see them. Dates? Really? But I swear they are better than candy. (Says the person who has been known to polish off a tray full in a sitting!) If you want to share, you might have to nudge your guests a tad, but just know they’ll be gone once you do.

Assemble these the day before your party, and cook them right before serving at your event.


Bacon Wrapped Stuffed Dates

Prep Time 15 mins
Cook Time 16 mins
Total Time 31 mins
Servings 8

Ingredients
  

  • 12 slices thick cut bacon
  • 24 pitted medjool dates
  • 24 whole pecans
  • 2 oz gorgonzola cheese

Instructions
 

  • Preheat your oven to 400 degrees.
  • Stuff each pitted date with a whole pecan and a small sliver of gorgonzola. Cut each slice of bacon in half so you have 24 pieces. Wrap each stuffed date with slice of bacon and secure with a toothpick.
  • Bake on a cookie sheet for 8 minutes on each side or until the bacon looks done. Cool slightly before serving.

 

Recipe Rating




Sandra

Thursday 9th of May 2013

I love dates! I'm the only one in my house that does. This means these lovelies would be mine all mine.

Paula @ frog prince paperie

Thursday 9th of May 2013

I never thought I would love dates--but wrapped in bacon and stuffed with gorgonzola...well, you can't go wrong. Happy snacking, Sandra!