Bacon Wrapped Stuffed Dates With Balsamic Reduction

Recipe by Charmie777
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READY IN: 30mins
SERVES: 6-8
YIELD: 24 dates
UNITS: US

INGREDIENTS

Nutrition
  • 12
    cup balsamic vinegar
  • 14
    cup sliced almonds, toasted
  • 6
    ounces goat cheese
  • 1
    lb bacon (see note)
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DIRECTIONS

  • Simmer balsamic vinegar in small saucepan until reduced by half. Syrup will be thick. Set aside.
  • Mix almonds into goat cheese.
  • Cut small slit in dates and stuff with small amount of cheese mixture.
  • Cut each bacon slice into 3 pieces. (Par-cook if thick sliced.) Wrap piece of bacon around each date, and secure with toothpick.
  • Place on foil-lined baking sheet.
  • Broil for about 10 minutes, turning over when browned on first side. Be careful as they can burn quickly.
  • Arrange on serving platter and drizzle with reserved balsamic reduction.
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