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Delicious Blue Cheese Stuffed Dates

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“These are a wonderful appetizer that will make you look brilliant to your guests. It's easy too. Dates, blue cheese, almonds & pesto. As if that weren't enough let's wrap the whole thing up in bacon. That's right bacon. I hope you enjoy. Please let me know.”
READY IN:
20mins
SERVES:
6-8
YIELD:
24 pieces
UNITS:
US

Ingredients Nutrition

  • 24 large dates (pitted)
  • 6 ounces blue cheese (crumbled)
  • 13 cup almonds (chopped or slithered)
  • 1 ounce prepared pesto sauce
  • 8 pieces applewood bacon (cut in thirds)

Directions

  1. Cook Applewood Bacon halfway. Best when baked but you can fry. (If you don't have applewood sprinkle a small amount of brown sugar on bacon).
  2. Put blue cheese, almond & small amount of pesto in bowl.
  3. Make slit in the date and stuff with cheese mixture.
  4. Wrap with bacon. (secure with toothpick if needed).
  5. When you're ready to serve cook for 10 minutes on 325 or until bacon is cooked.

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