What a silly recipe, 18 bacon wrapped dates! I make these, with a pecan half tucked inside, for more than just myself. My God I could eat these in my sleep!!!
Dates with Bacon
Wrap big, soft, luscious Medjool dates in bacon, then fry until crisp. Find Medjools at Middle Eastern and gourmet grocery stores.
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- Calories: 60
- Calories from fat: 15%
- Protein: 1g
- Fat: 1g
- Saturated fat: 0.4g
- Carbohydrate: 12g
- Fiber: 1.2g
- Sodium: 34mg
- Cholesterol: 1.8mg
- 6 pieces thin-sliced bacon
- 18 pitted Medjool dates
- 1. Cut bacon slices crosswise into about 4-inch lengths. Wrap a piece snugly around each date, overlapping ends.
- 2. Set dates, seam sides down, in a 10- to 12-inch nonstick frying pan over medium heat (you may have to fry dates in batches). Turn dates occasionally until bacon is browned and crisp on all sides, 6 to 8 minutes total. Transfer dates to paper towels to drain; blot dry. Serve warm or cool.
- Note: Nutritional analysis is per date.
You can make these dates up to 6 hours ahead; let cool, then cover and store at room temperature.
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