- 24 Dates, dried and pitted
- 8 slices Bacon
- 24 Toothpicks
Cut each bacon slice into 3 pieces (depending on the length of the bacon).
Wrap each date with a piece of bacon and secure bacon with a toothpick.
Lay out on cookie sheet and bake in preheated oven for 12-15 minutes at 400ºF.
Place on paper towel to remove excess fat and serve warm or cold.
Dates can be baked ahead and reheated in the microwave.
For another version of the recipe see Dates’n Bacon Plus
Don’t like dates, use dried plums or apricots.