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This is a great appetizer combo of sweet, creamy, and salty. You can assemble the dates ahead and heat them when ready to serve.

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Credit: Alex Farnum; Styling: Karen Shinto

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30 mins
Serves 12


Ingredient Checklist


Instructions Checklist
  • Mash blue cheese and mascarpone in a bowl with a fork until smooth. Fill each date cavity with a rounded 1/2 tsp. cheese. Wrap each half with a strip of prosciutto.

  • Warm oil and 1 tbsp. water in a medium nonstick frying pan over low heat. Add dates and cook, covered, until warmed through and softened, about 3 minutes. Serve warm.

  • Note: Nutritional analysis is per 2 date halves.

Nutrition Facts

185 calories; calories from fat 58%; protein 4.1g; fat 12g; saturated fat 5.7g; carbohydrates 18g; fiber 1.6g; sodium 156mg; cholesterol 27mg.