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Bacon Wrapped Dates with Almonds

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Serves 10-12 | Prep Time 15 | Cook Time 6-8

Why I Love This Recipe

These are delicious..perfect for a party - Helena Hession

Ingredients You'll Need

24 large moist dates, such as medjool
12 not-too-thick slices of bacon
2 oz. softened goat cheese
24 whole toasted unsalted almonds


Move oven rack to upper third of oven and preheat oven to 500°.

Pit dates, tearing them open as little as possible. Set dates aside.

Halve the 12 slices of bacon crosswise.

the goat cheese into a pastry bag fitted with a round, plain ¼" tip.

Stuff cavity of each date with 1 almond.

Pipe goat cheese into the opening of each stuffed date.

Wrap 1 half-piece of bacon around width of each date and put dates, seam side down, on a baking sheet, at least ½" apart.

Bake until bacon is golden and crisp, 6-8 minutes.

Set aside to cool briefly before serving.

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