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Bacon Wrapped Dates

Bacon Wrapped Dates

Bacon Wrapped Dates are such a great party trick to have up your sleeve. During hosting season, this is a great recipe to have on hand, because it is absolutely delicious and very easy to do. Think about it, is there anything better than walking into a party and finding a tray of Bacon Wrapped Dates?

When you break down these two ingredients: Dates, Bacon it becomes fairly obvious why this appetizer has become so popular. The sweet dense date wrapped in a crunchy salty piece of bacon come together to form one of the most perfect bites.

During the holidays or really any time you are having a party, or bringing a dish to a party, this is going to be your new go to. As a host, the best part about serving Bacon Wrapped Dates is how easy it is to do. You are literally taking a piece of bacon and wrapping it around a date. It doesn’t get easier than that. Except, it does.

You can even make Bacon Wrapped Dates ahead of time. If you are going to be short on time, you can make this a day or two ahead, and store them in the fridge. You can reheat them in the oven before you serve. Your guests will be happy, you will be happy. It’s an all around win.

Here are a few more Appetizer Ideas to go with your Bacon Wrapped Dates: Guava Cranberry Baked Brie , Roasted Mini Peppers

For a few Entree Ideas think Whole Roasted Filet Mignon, Lamb Chops with Mint Chimichurri

Bacon Wrapped Dates

Recipe by Abuelas Cuban CounterCourse: AppetizersCuisine: CubanDifficulty: Easy


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  • 8 dates cut in half lengthwise

  • 16 strips of center cut bacon cut in half

  • Parchment Paper or Foil Paper


  • Preheat the oven to 375
  • Once you have your dates halved, take a strip of bacon and wrap it around the date.bacon wrapped dates prep
  • Once wrapped place each date on an ungreased sheet of parchment paper.Bacon Wrapped Dates prep
  • Bake for 20-25 minutes or until the bacon begins to brown. Bacon Wrapped Dates prep
  • Serve Warm