Get the party off to an appetizing start with this bite-size cocktail-hour snack.
- 24 pitted dates
- 24 whole blanched almonds
- 8 slices bacon
Heat broiler with rack 4 inches from heat. Stuff dates with almonds. Cut bacon into thirds crosswise. Wrap each date with a bacon strip. Place seam side down on a slotted broiler pan.
Broil until crispy on one side, 3 to 5 minutes. Turn; cook until bacon is crispy throughout, 3 to 5 minutes more. Transfer to paper towels to drain.