Bacon Wrapped Date with Blue Cheese

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  • 1 lb. bacon cut into thirds
  • 1 lb. pitted Dates
  • 4 oz. Blue Cheese
  • 1/2 cup brown sugar


Preheat oven to 375 degrees.

  1. Slice the date lengthwise but not completely through, remove the pit. 
  2. Pinch off pieces of blue cheese and stuff into the center of the date and close top. 
  3. Wrap each date around with bacon and secure by sliding onto a skewer.
  4. Roll whole skewer with dates in brown sugar.
  5. Arrange on broiler rack place on a foil lined baking dish (to catch grease).
  6. Bake 30-40 minutes or until bacon is crisp, making sure to turn skewers half way through.
  7. Best served warm.


2013 Date Festival Winner

Daniel Carter - 2nd Place Appetizer 

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