Stuffed dates wrapped in bacon

April 6, 2011

Author Notes:

Bacon and dates ....yum you cant go wrong with bacon (courtesy: comedian Jim Gaffigan)

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Makes: 6


  • 20 medjool dates (bought at costco)
  • 10 slicesbacon (cut in half)
  • 10 teaspoons ricotta cheese
  • 20 toothpicks (wooden)
In This Recipe


  1. Preheat oven to 450 degree F.
  2. Make a slit lengthwise in each date and remove the pit.
  3. Fill each date with 1/2 teaspoon of ricotta cheese.
  4. Wrap stuffed dates with bacon and secure with a toothpick.
  5. Bake until bacon is brown and crispy(12-15 minutes)

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Reviews (1) Questions (0)

1 Review

emmyb January 5, 2012
These look delicious! I've never had them with ricotta cheese before... Question: Can you stuff these ahead of time and refrigerate over night?