Goat Cheese Stuffed Bacon Wrapped Dates

A simple and delicious recipe for entertaining

  • Prep: 10 Mins
  • Cook: 15-20 mins
  • Portions: 16 stuffed dates

Ingredients You'll Need

  • 8 Slices Meridian Smokehouse Bacon
  • 16 dates
  • 4 ounces of goat cheese
  • Toothpicks

Directions

  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F
  2. Slice the dates lengthwise on one side to create an opening and remove the pit
  3. Stuff a small amount of goat cheese into the cavity of each date and press the sides together to close
  4. Cut the bacon slices in half and wrap each date with a slice of bacon, securing with a toothpick
  5. Arrange evenly on a baking sheet and bake for 10 minutes
  6. Remove the dates and use the toothpick to turn each one so it's laying on its side
  7. Bake for another 5-8 minutes, until browned to your liking, and turn the dates on the other side and repeat
  8. Remove from the oven, place on a paper towel lined plate, and let stand for 5 minutes before serving

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