These are sinfully delicious. It can be a fun recipe to explore using different Savory blends and different types of nuts and cheeses stuffed into the dates! Customize it or use the original recipe as hors d'oeuvres for a dinner party or holiday meal.


YIELD
21 dates

TIME
Active Prep: 20 min
Cook: 15 min


INGREDIENTS
  • 7 slices thin bacon, cut into thirds
  • 2 oz. Manchego cheese
  • 21 pitted dates
  • 21 Marcona almonds
  • 1/4 cup balsamic vinegar
  • 2 Tbsp. sugar
  • 2 tsp. Bohemian Forest

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NOTES

This recipe is also works well with Southern Spain Pinchito Spice.



DIRECTIONS

Preheat oven to 400 degrees. Cut Manchego into 21 slivers small enough to fit inside dates. Stuff 1 almond and 1 sliver of cheese into each date. Wrap a bacon piece around each stuffed date and place on a parchment lined baking sheet. Bake for 10 to 15 min. until bacon is crisp. Meanwhile, whisk balsamic, sugar and Bohemian Forest in a small saucepan over medium heat until sugar is dissolved. Simmer until thickened, 5 to 10 min., stirring frequently so it doesn’t burn. Arrange bacon wrapped dates on a platter and drizzle with balsamic syrup.



THANKS TO
Dede Sumner

NUTRITION
Gluten-Free



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