The easiest recipe I have found for this great sweet/salty treat! (So easy, it doesn't have to be a treat!)
- Microwave bacon for about 2 minutes, until partially cooked, but not browned.
- Wrap each date with a strip of bacon and secure with a wooden toothpick.
- Broil on low 3 minutes, turn dates, and continue broiling 3 to 4 minutes longer, or until browned.
- Drain on paper towel and serve warm.
This is a salty/sweet treat! The idea to partially cook the bacon is bery helpful. Also, I cut my bacon smaller so it only wraps around the date once or else it doesn't get cooked all the way and I like my bacon crisp. If you don't want to use the broil because of potential splattering, you can fry these up in a pan. These are always a hit!
Love these. I make them a few ways. My most favorite is stuffing the date with blue cheese. When they are just finished being cooked drizzle Balsamic glaze over them. On my lord delicious.
We aren't normally crazy about dates on there own, however, this recipe was excellent. The flavours compliment very well and you can hardly tell they are dates wrapped inside anyhow... the morsles melt in your mouth.