Bacon Wrapped Dates | Easy Tapas Recipe

Bacon Wrapped dates are the perfect salty meets sweet nibble for a tapas platter or charcuterie board.  They are delicious and addictive, so make sure you make at least 3 or 4 per person.


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Bacon Wrapped Dates

Prep Time: 10 minutes
Cook Time: 10 minutes
Total Time: 20 minutes
Servings: 40 pieces
Calories: 65kcal
Author: Kelly DiMascio
This amazing little salty & sweet tidbit is the perfect addition to your tapas platter or charcuterie board.
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  • 40 pitted dates
  • 20 strips pre-cooked bacon like Boars Head - cut in half
  • 40 to toothpicks


  • Preheat the oven to 425 degrees F.
  • Place a baking rack on a parchment-lined baking sheet.
  • Wrap each date with half a piece of pre-cooked bacon and secure with a toothpick.
  • Place on the prepared baking rack.
  • Bake 5 minutes and flip the dates
  • Bake an additional 5 minutes until bacon is crispy.
  • Serve warm or at room temperature.


Using pre-cooked bacon cuts cooking time in half and makes sure your bacon is cooked through and crispy.
Variations To Try:
Stuff dates with almonds
Stuff dates with walnuts and goat cheese
Bacon wrapped dates stuffed with stuff blue cheese


Calories: 65kcal | Carbohydrates: 5g | Protein: 1g | Fat: 4g | Saturated Fat: 1g | Cholesterol: 7mg | Sodium: 72mg | Potassium: 67mg | Sugar: 4g | Vitamin A: 5IU | Calcium: 3mg | Iron: 0.1mg
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