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Bacon Wrapped dates is a surprisingly a great combo.

Baking the date makes them so soft and also brings their sweetness out, while the scrumptious bacon give a great contrast.

The recipe below calls for almonds, but if you like you can use pecans instead to give a different taste. 

So give these recipes a try, which make a perfect mid-day or appetizers for a party.  

How To Make Bacon Wrapped Dates

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Degree of Difficulty



4 servings


8 slice(s) bacon, cut in half

16 medium date(s), Medjool

16 medium almonds, whole

toothpicks, (optional)


Preheat oven to 375 F

Open up dates gently with a knife.

Stuff each date with an almond, and wrap with half of a bacon slice. Secure with a toothpick if necessary.

Place on a shallow baking sheet and bake, bacon seam down, for about 7 minutes.

Flip and bake for another 7 minutes or until bacon is crispy.

Serve warm or cold, and store leftovers in the refrigerator.

Cooking Times

Preparation Time: 10 minutes

Approximate Cook Time: 20 minutes

Total Time: 30 mintures

SourceThe Paleo Plan

Nutrition Facts

Serving Size: 1 serving

Amount Per Serving

Calories 49.6

Total Fat 2.3 g

Saturated Fat 0.8 g

Polyunsaturated Fat 0.3 g

Monounsaturated Fat 1.1 g

Cholesterol 3.9 mg

Sodium 72.6 mg

Potassium 76.6 mg

Total Carbohydrate 6.3 g

Dietary Fiber 0.7 g

Sugars 5.3 g

Protein 1.6 g

Watch the video here on how to make it. 

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