This is an easy comfort-food recipe that has a nice presentation. You could make these as an appetizer, or serve them with a salad for lunch or a light dinner.
Makes 12 stuffed dates
12 pitted dates
¼ lb of blue cheese (goat or feta can be used as alternates)
6 slices thin slices of bacon cut in half (do not use thick cut bacon)
Preheat oven to 400 degrees.
Slice dates lengthwise, but do not cut all the way through.
Open date and add desired amount of cheese in center.