Bacon Wrapped Date Bites with Gorgonzola Recipe

Serves 10-15 | Finish in 20 minutes
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If you love the smell of bacon on the stove, imagine that delicious, smoky maple bacon wrapped around sweet dates stuffed with melty gorgonzola cheese. Bring all of these mouth-watering flavors and smells to your holiday season with this easy four ingredient, one-bite appetizer. 

Ingredients

  • 25 Medjool dates, pitted
  • 5 oz Litehouse® Simply Artisan Gorgonzola Cheese
  • 2 tbsp fresh chives, minced
  • 16 oz maple smoked bacon, sliced into thirds

Directions

  1. Preheat the oven to 375°F. Line a baking sheet with parchment paper.
  2. Combine the gorgonzola, chives, and a pinch of salt and pepper in a small bowl. 
  3. Stuff each date with plenty of the gorgonzola mixture and wrap tightly with a piece of bacon. Secure the bacon with a toothpick all the way through to fasten the bacon closed. 
  4. Arrange the stuffed dates on the prepared baking sheet and bake for 15 minutes, or until the bacon is crispy. Serve warm.

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