Stuffed Dates

How good does this sound; dates, manchego cheese and bacon?  Say no more, you have all aspects covered, sweet, salty and bacon!  This is a perfect appetizer for bachelorette, bridal shower, birthday party, cocktail party, or any party at all!

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  • 16 dates (pit removed)
  • Manchego cheese (cut in ¼” pieces, 16 total)
  • 6 Bacon slices
  • Toothpicks


Preheat oven to 400 degrees.

Cut a small slit into each date to remove the pit.

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Cut your bacon into 3 pieces.  Place a piece of cheese in each date and wrap a piece of bacon around, securing with a toothpick.

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Place each wrapped date on a baking sheet and bake for 12-15 minutes or until done.  Enjoy with your beverage of choice!

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