Coca Cola Glazed Bacon-Wrapped Dates

Penny Hall


A unique recipe for dates, that anyone can enjoy.


★★★★★ 1 vote

10 Min
10 Min


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    8 slices bacon
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    2 tbsp balsamic vinegar
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    1/3 cup coca cola
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    1 tsp dijon mustard
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    1/8 tsp granulated garlic
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    16 large dates
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    8 tsp cream cheese, divided
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    16 raw almonds, roasted or smoked
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    1/2 tsp salt
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    1/2 tsp black pepper
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    1 tbsp unsalted butter

How to Make Coca Cola Glazed Bacon-Wrapped Dates


  1. Preheat oven to 400 degrees F. Cut bacon slices in half and cook in medium skillet over medium heat 1 minute on each side. Drain on paper towel and set aside. (Bacon should be soft.)
    Add vinegar, Coca Cola, mustard and garlic to skillet. Cook on medium heat 3 to 4 minutes or until it becomes a thickened glaze.
    While glaze is cooking, slice one side of each date lengthwise and remove pit. Fill each date with 1/2 tsp cream cheese and 1 almond, then pinch date closed.
  2. Wrap each stuffed date with 1/2 sliced bacon and secure with wooden toothpicks. Remove glaze from heat and stir in salt, pepper and butter. In nonstick rimmed baking sheet, drizzle 1 Tbls sauce and place 4 dates side by side in each.
    Evenly drizzle remaining sauce over tops and bake 10 minutes. Remove from oven and let cool slightly, about 5 minutes. Serve.

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About Coca Cola Glazed Bacon-Wrapped Dates

Course/Dish: Other Appetizers
Main Ingredient: Pork
Regional Style: American
Other Tags: Quick & Easy, Healthy
Hashtag: #appetizers

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