Date + Comté bites

March 2, 2016

Author Notes:

Date and Comté Bites are my Ace-in-the-Hole when I'm scrambling, heading to a party, and need a dish that's delicious+simple. I strongly recommend sticking to salty, nutty cheeses like gruyere or comté to balance out the rich sweetness of the dates.

The Bee Lake

Serves: 4


  • 8 Dates, Medjool
  • 4 ounces Comté cheese, cut into 1 inch long strips
  • 2 Celery stalks, cut into 1 inch long strips
  • 1 tablespoon Honey
  • pinch teaspoons Cayenne
In This Recipe


  1. Slice dates lengthwise. Do not cut all the way through, leaving one end intact. Place one piece of cheese and celery into each date. Drizzle honey and a pinch of cayenne over each piece. Enjoy!

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