Save Recipe Print
Bacon-Wrapped Dates with Chorizo and Manchego
Total:
40 min
Active:
40 min
Yield:
4 servings
Level:
Easy
Total:
40 min
Active:
40 min
Yield:
4 servings
Level:
Easy

Ingredients

Directions

Special equipment: 12 toothpicks

Preheat the oven to 350 degrees F.

Make an incision lengthwise in each date, open and flatten. Insert a piece of cheese in the center of each date. Break each chorizo link into quarters. Form each piece of chorizo into a log and squish it inside the date onto the cheese. Close the date around the filling and squeeze to secure. Wrap each date with a bacon strip and secure with a toothpick. Repeat for the remaining dates, cheese, chorizo and bacon. Place the dates on a baking sheet and roast until the bacon starts to crisp, 7 to 8 minutes. Turn the dates over and roast for another 7 to 8 minutes.

In a small bowl combine the syrup and vinegar.

Remove the dates from the oven and brush both sides with the maple syrup mixture. Return the dates to the oven until they are really crackly and sticky, 1 to 2 minutes. Rest the stuffed dates for 1 minute. Remove the toothpicks and serve.

Trending Videos 6 Videos

More Food Network

Whole Lemon Bars 01:36

This lazy cook's version of a lemon bar is simple and delicious.

IDEAS YOU'LL LOVE

Bacon-Wrapped Dates

Recipe courtesy of Haylie Duff

Bacon-Wrapped Dates

Recipe courtesy of Ree Drummond

Ricotta-Stuffed Bacon-Wrapped Dates

Recipe courtesy of Dave Lieberman

Bacon-Wrapped Dates Stuffed with Cream Cheese and Almonds

Dates Wrapped in Bacon with Marcona Almonds

Recipe courtesy of Seamus Mullen

Browse Reviews By Keyword

          Dig In

          Food Network Apps

          In the Kitchen

          Get over 70,000 FN recipes on all your mobile devices.

          Facebook Messenger

          Ask our bot for recipes, meal ideas and daily food trivia.