Print
clock clock icon cutlery cutlery icon flag flag icon folder folder icon instagram instagram icon pinterest pinterest icon facebook facebook icon print print icon squares squares icon heart heart icon heart solid heart solid icon

Bacon-Wrapped Dates

  • Prep Time: 5 minutes
  • Cook Time: 20 minutes
  • Total Time: 25 minutes
  • Yield: 30 dates 1x

Description

This 3-Ingredient Bacon Wrapped Dates recipe is incredibly easy to make, and it’s always a crowd favorite!


Ingredients

Scale
  • 1 (8 oz.) package of dried, pitted dates (about 30 dates)
  • 1 (4 oz.) container crumbled blue cheese*
  • 1 (12 oz.) package bacon, with the slices cut into thirds

Instructions

  1. Preheat oven to 375 degrees F. Prepare a rimmed baking sheet with parchment paper, or spray with cooking spray.
  2. Slice the dates along the side so that they open flat for stuffing. Fill the date with about a teaspoon (more or less) of blue cheese, then wrap it with a slice of bacon so that the blue cheese opening is completely sealed and the bacon overlaps underneath. Seal the stuffed date with a toothpick, and place on the baking sheet. Repeat with remaining dates.
  3. Bake for 15-25 minutes, or until the bacon is cooked and the cheese is lightly browned, turning the dates halfway through so that they crisp up evenly on all sides. Remove and serve warm.

Notes

*Feel free to use any soft or melting cheese for this recipe.  (Ex. goat cheese, gorgonzola, brie, and smoked gouda are all delicious!)