Dates’n Bacon Plus

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Dates’n Bacon Plus is an, IMHO, improved version of our Date’n Bacon recipe.


  •        24      Dates, dried and pitted
  •        24      Almonds, whole blanched
  •                  Cream Cheese
  •  8 slices      Bacon
  •        24      Toothpicks


Cut each bacon slice into 3 pieces (depending on the length of the bacon).
Cut dates open lengthwise.
With a spoon scoop some cream cheese into center of date.
Embed an almond into the cream cheese and press date closed.
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.



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