Bacon-Wrapped Dates with Parmesan

2
Judy Sprague

By
@Judy

This was recently a big hit at a friends retirement party.

Blue Ribbon Recipe

This is a simply great appetizer.  You can plan on an empty dish wherever you take it! Test Kitchen Avatar The Test Kitchen


Rating:

★★★★★ 10 votes

Comments:
Serves:
10-12
Method:
Bake

Ingredients

How to Make Bacon-Wrapped Dates with Parmesan

Step-by-Step

  1. Cook the bacon in a large skillet over medium heat until it has rendered some fat and begins to turn transulcent; don't let it brown at all. Remove from the pan and drain thoroughly on paper towels.
  2. Make a slit in each date and stuff with a small piece of cheese. Wrap the date in a piece of bacon and secure with a toothpick, if needed. Place the wrapped dates in a baking dish. (At this point you can cover and refrigerate for up to 36 hours or freeze for 1 month, defrost before proceeding)
  3. Preheat the oven to 375 degrees and bake the dates until the bacon is crisp. (10-12 minutes)
  4. Remove from oven, drain the dates on paper towels, and set on platter for serving.

    Thin shreds of any Parmesan would make an awesome garnish!

Printable Recipe Card

About Bacon-Wrapped Dates with Parmesan

Main Ingredient: Pork
Regional Style: American
Other Tag: Quick & Easy



Show 46 Comments & Reviews

How to Make Fry Sauce

How to Make Fry Sauce


Fry sauce has been around since the 1940s. It’s been a popular condiment in the western United States for a long time but in recent years it’s becoming popular across the country. So what is fry sauce and what is all the commotion about? This simple sauce, that’s a mix of mayo and ketchup, finds […]

15 Recipes for a Scaled Back Fourth of July Barbecue

15 Recipes for a Scaled Back Fourth of July Barbecue


Fourth of July may look a little different this year but it’s still our patriotic duty to enjoy delicious food. These scrumptious recipes are made with readily available ingredients and leftovers are just as good. Start with some Strawberry Salsa served with pita chips (tasty on top of chicken too). Grill Chipotle Lime Chicken and […]

15 Recipes You Can Make With a Bottle of Italian Dressing

15 Recipes You Can Make With a Bottle of Italian Dressing


We all have that partially used bottle of Italian dressing sitting in the fridge. If you’re staring at it wonder what can I use it for, we’ve got the answer. These 15 recipes all have Italian dressing as an ingredient and they’re not just pasta salad.