Bacon Wrapped Stuffed Dates

Bacon Wrapped Stuffed Dates are stuffed with cream cheese and pecans. They are a delicious salty/sweet finger food. They will disappear at a holiday party.

Bacon Wrapped Stuffed Dates

 

These Bacon Wrapped Dates are very easy to make for a party. Remove the pits from the dates if they haven’t been removed already. Stuff them with a small piece of cream cheese and a pecan.

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Tip: Cut the cream cheese into pieces when it is cold from the refrigerator.

Bacon Wrapped Dates with pecans and cream cheese

 

Wrap half a piece of bacon around each one and secure with a toothpick. Only 4 ingredients, but these Bacon Wrapped Stuffed Dates have so much flavor. Cooking the dates really softens them and brings out their sweetness which is a great contrast to the crispy, salty bacon.

Switch out the cream cheese with goat cheese or blue cheese if you like.

Bacon Wrapped Dates stuffed with pecans and cream cheese

 

Place them on baking rack placed on a baking sheet. Line the baking sheet with aluminum foil for easy clean-up. They need about 20 minutes in a 400 degree oven for the bacon to get crispy.

Bacon Wrapped Stuffed Dates makes a great holiday appetizer

Bacon Wrapped Stuffed Dates
Prep Time
15 mins
Cook Time
20 mins
Total Time
35 mins
 

Bacon Wrapped Stuffed Dates are stuffed with cream cheese and pecans. They are a delicious salty/sweet finger food. 

Course: Appetizer
Servings: 8 servings
Ingredients
  • 24 Medjool dates
  • 2 ounces cold cream cheese, cut into 24 pieces
  • 24 small pecan halves or large ones cut in half
  • 12 slices bacon, cut in half crosswise
  • 24 toothpicks, soaked in water
Instructions
  1. Preheat oven to 400 degrees and place a baking rack inside a sheet pan lined with aluminum foil. Lightly spray baking rack with cooking spray.

  2. Cut a slit on the side of each date and remove the pit.

  3. Stuff a piece of cream cheese and a pecan into each slit.

  4. Wrap a bacon piece around each stuffed date and secure with a toothpick. Place on baking wrap with the slit facing up.

  5. Bake for 20 to 22 minutes or until bacon is crispy.

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