Stuffed Dates

Ingredients

10 dates of each variety (Pecan Stuffed, Blue Cheese Stuffed, and Pistachio Stuffed)

  • 1-8oz box of pitted dates (Medjool dates)
  • 10 pecan halves
  • 6 slices of bacon or prosciutto; cut into thirds
  • 2 oz bleu cheese
  • 2 oz cream cheese
  • 2 tsp honey
  • 2 Tbs pistachios, toasted, chopped

Blue Cheese Stuffed – Stuff 10 dates with bleu cheese.  Wrap date with bacon and secure with a toothpick.  Heat a skillet and toast dates until cheese is gooey and the bacon is crisp.

Pecan Stuffed – Stuff 10 dates with pecans.  Wrap date with bacon and secure with a toothpick.  Heat a skillet and toast dates until the bacon is crisp.

Pistachio Cream Cheese – Beat together the cream cheese, honey, and pistachios until creamy.  Cut each date in half and pipe the cheese mixture down the middle.  Serve room temperature.