Cheese-Stuffed Dates with Prosciutto

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  • Level: Easy
  • Total: 8 min
  • Prep: 8 min
  • Yield: 4 to 6 servings
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1/4 cup (2 ounces) goat cheese, at room temperature

1/4 cup (2 ounces) mascarpone cheese, a room temperature

1/4 cup finely chopped fresh basil leaves

Kosher salt and freshly ground black pepper

Kosher salt and freshly ground black pepper 

16 pitted (12 ounces) Medjool dates

8 thin slices prosciutto, halved lengthwise


Special equipment:
16 toothpicks or cocktail picks
  1. In a small bowl, mix together the cheeses and basil. Season with salt and pepper.
  2. Gently pull the dates apart and spoon about 1/2 teaspoon cheese mixture inside. Close the dates around the cheese filling. Wrap a piece of proscuitto around each date and secure with a toothpick.
  3. Arrange the stuffed dates on a platter and serve.