Candied Bacon Wrapped Dates
Recipe type: Appetizer
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Serves: 24 dates
  • 1 package bacon
  • 1 package dates (without pits)
  • 1 wedge Spanish Manchego cheese
  • light brown sugar, for sprinkling
  • grond cayenne red pepper, for sprinkling
  1. Preheat oven to 375 F. Open each date & fill with a small cube of cheese. Cut bacon slices in half so you have two shorter pieces.
  2. Wrap one slice of bacon around each date. Place on baking sheet roughly ¾ inch from one another. Sprinkle with sugar & pepper.
  3. Bake at 375 F for 14-16 minutes (or according to bacon instructions). Serve warm & enjoy!
baking sheet
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