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Bacon Wrapped Stuffed Dates

Carlo
Prep Time 5 mins
Cook Time 15 mins
Total Time 18 mins
Course Appetizer
Cuisine Mediterranean, Spanish
Servings 10 pax

Ingredients
  

  • 8-10 strip bacon prosciutto or serrano ham
  • 12 pcs large dates Medjool or Deglet Nour
  • 200 g Carabao's Milk or Goat's Milk or any cheese of your choice
  • as needed toothpick

Instructions
 

  • Preheat the oven to 350°F (176°C)
  • To prepare the cheese, slice into small cubes just about the size of the dates to be used. Set aside and towel dry if needed.
  • To pit the dates, using a pairing or any sharp knife, slice lengthwise opening it in half and remove the seeds.
  • Carefully replace the seed with a small amount of carabao's cheese (and an almond if using). Press the edges of the dates to seal.
  • Wrap each date with a strip of bacon. Cut as required if too long and pierce with a toothpick to secure and seal.
  • Wrap each date with a strip of bacon. Cut as required if too long and pierce with a toothpick to secure and seal.
Keyword appetizer, bacon, dates, snack