Recipe prepared by Holly Chute, Georgia Grown / Department of Agriculture 

Consider this interesting appetizer for your next party or family get together – pecan stuffed dates wrapped in bacon.

Pecan Stuffed Bacon Wrapped Dates

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Serves: 24 Dates

  • 24 Pitted dates
  • 24 Pecan halves
  • 12 slices of raw local bacon
  • 24 Toothpicks
  • 1-2 tablespoons BBQ seasoning
  1. Preheat your oven to 400° F.
  2. Lightly spray a foil lined sheet tray with cooking spray.
  3. Insert a pecan half into each date. Cut each bacon strip in half. Wrap the bacon around a stuffed date and then secure with a toothpick.
  4. Arrange the dates, seam side down on the sheet tray and then dust with BBQ seasoning.
  5. Bake the stuffed dates for 15 to 17 minutes until the bacon is brown and crispy.
  6. When done, transfer the dates to a paper towel lined plate to cool for a minute or two.
  7. Makes 24 Stuffed Dates