Cheese Stuffed Dates Wrapped in Bacon

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Cheese Stuffed Dates Wrapped in Bacon

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Meet one of our go-to holiday appetizers!

These Cheese Stuffed Dates Wrapped in Bacon are an easy comfort-food recipe that we have been making in the Women of Today Test Kitchen for years. Not only are they quick to whip up, they also have a beautiful presentation factor.

You can serve these as an appetizer, or serve them with a salad for lunch or a light dinner.

Cheese Stuffed Dates Wrapped in Bacon

Servings 12


  • 12 pitted dates
  • 1/4 lb 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.
  • Close date and wrap it in half a slice of bacon.
  • Secure with a toothpick.
  • Cook in oven for approximately 10 minutes or until bacon is cooked to desired crispness.
  • Serve warm!
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