Easy Bacon-Wrapped Dates

This is the ultimate sweet and savory cocktail snack -- you may even have all the ingredients on hand.

  • Yield: Makes 24
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Source: Everyday Food, December 2005

Ingredients

  • 24 pitted dates
  • 24 whole blanched almonds
  • 8 slices bacon

Directions

  1. 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.

  2. 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.

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