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Blue Cheese-Stuffed Dates Hugged with Bacon

Super decadent and rich, these little nuggets pack a lot of flavor in a small bite. Sweet, salty and creamy.

Course Appetizer
Cuisine American
Prep Time 25 minutes
Cook Time 20 minutes
Total Time 45 minutes
Servings 10
Author Lory


  • 1 package Medjool dates
  • 1/2 c crumbled blue cheese
  • 1 lb applewood smoked bacon, strips cut in half
  • toothpicks


  1. Preheat oven to 400 degrees

  2. Make a slit in the top of each date, just large enough to remove the pit

  3. Stuff blue cheese in the opening until full

  4. Wrap each date with 1/2 slice of bacon and secure with toothpick

  5. Place on greased baking sheet and bake for 10 minutes, then flip dates to other side, bake 10 more minutes