Bacon Wrapped Dates Stuffed with Blue Cheese and Water Chestnuts

by Mugnaini on April 15, 2013 in Appetizers,Holiday,Vegetables

Yields 8 dates
Roasting Oven Environment

Ingredients

  • 8 Medjool dates, pitted
  • 1 ounce blue cheese
  • 2 whole water chestnuts, cut in half
  • 4 strips of bacon

Preparation

High Roast, 600 degrees

Open the sides of the dates and place 1/4 of the cheese in 4 of the dates and a piece of water chestnut in the other four.

Wrap each date in a 4 inch piece of bacon, you’ll get 2 or 3 pieces per strip. Secure the bacon with a toothpick.

Place on a 1/4 sheet pan and place into oven (high roast, 600 degrees) for 5 minutes then turn the dates over and cook for 5 more minutes or until the bacon is done.

Remove from the oven and allow to cool for 10 minutes before serving.

Check for seasoning, serve.

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