Bacon Bites

Recipe Summary

Prep Time: 15 minutes
Cook Time: 25 minutes
Yield: Approximately 30
  • 1 lb. Thick Sliced Bacon
  • 1 bag Dates (about 30 pitted dates in 1 bag)
  • Cheese (use your favorite)
  • Smoked Almonds

Slice the bacon into 3rds, set aside.

Slice the cheese into slivered pieces (judge size by the size of your dates)

Stuff each date with a piece of cheese and 1 almond.

Wrap each date with a piece of the bacon, setting seam side down on a cookie sheet, about 1 inch apart.

Bake at 375 degrees for about 25 minutes, or until bacon starts to caramelize.

Remove from cookie sheet and place onto paper towel to drain excess grease.

Serve warm!

Shonali T.
Shonali T.


Originally from Sonoma County, Shonali's love of food began at a young age in her backyard “mud kitchen”. She published her first cookbook, Shonal’s Kitchen, The Eclectic Home Chef in 2007. She then began experimenting with different spices and started creating blends to cook with. In 2009, SplenDishes by Shonali was born and since then she has expanded her product line to carry gourmet sauces, spice blends, mustards, jams, jellies, chutneys and specialty items. You can find SplenDishes products at local farmers markets, on the shelves of local gourmet grocery stores and online at

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