Bacon Wrapped Dates Stuffed with Marcona Almonds and Blue Cheese
 
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Bacon Wrapped Medjool Dates Stuffed with Marcona Almonds and Blue Cheese Recipe: Sweet, savory, salty and of course, bacon!
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Recipe type: Appetizer
Serves: 24 dates
Ingredients
  • 24 Medjool Dates
  • 12 Teaspoon Blue Cheese
  • 48 Marcona Almonds
  • 8 Strips of Bacon
Directions
  1. Preheat oven to 375 degrees.
  2. Lay the almonds on an un-greased baking sheet and toast for 10 minutes or until they are fragrant.
  3. Remove almonds from oven and allow to cool.
  4. Meanwhile, cut the dates in half lengthwise and remove the pits.
  5. Fill each date with ½ t blue cheese and 2 almonds. Fold dates back together (they will seal themselves).
  6. Wrap each date with ⅓ strip of bacon and secure with toothpick.
  7. Bake on greased baking sheet for 20 minutes at 375 degrees.
Recipe by Cooking Divine at http://www.cookingdivine.com/recipes/bacon-wrapped-dates-stuffed-with-marcona-almonds-and-blue-cheese/