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Portuguese Roll-Ups Recipe
  • READY IN 20 mins

Portuguese Roll-Ups

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"The bacon and dates in this simple yet elegant appetizer are wonderful together! My cousin whose husband was stationed in Portugal served these to rave reviews and so have I for 40 years! They are as easy as pie with only 2 ingredients and quick preparation time using round toothpicks."

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    10 mins
  • COOK

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    20 mins


  1. Slice each piece of bacon vertically in half and wrap each piece around a date; place a wooden toothpick through the bacon and date to secure.
  2. Broil at approximately 400 degrees F (200 degrees C) for about 5 to 10 minutes with broiler tray close to heat source.
  3. Turn and broil on other side until nicely browned. Serve hot.
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Most Helpful Positive Review
Jan 25, 2004

THIS A GREAT RECIPE!!!Super Yummy!!!Everyone is amazed that its so simple.It sounds to good to be true, but if cook right they are these are to die for! Thanks for the a great recipe.

Most Helpful Critical Review
Jan 26, 2008



31 Ratings

Jan 25, 2004

What a find! So very easy, I took to a potlock, they were gobbled up as we were setting everything up, yummy for everyone!

Jan 25, 2004

Definitely a 5+! The first batch out of the oven were gone by the time the second batch came out. Everyone agreed they were delicious, and it is a recipe worth saving. This recipe needs no changes. Thanks for sharing it.

Jan 25, 2004

I made these when friends came to visit and they were gone before I knew it! Just the right combination of salty and sweet.

Jan 25, 2004

This is amazing. So easy and So good.

Nov 27, 2009

These were delicious, easy, and extremely popular. Just an idea, but next time I would bake them on a baking rack on a foil lined cookie sheet. That way, any bacon grease will drip down rather than cook into the food and clean-up will be easier. These we so good and they went fast. Those who asked for the recipe were suprised at how simple they were to make. These will be regulars when I serve appetizers. Thanks!

Nov 21, 2004

I've made a similar recipe for years for all family holiday gatherings. The only variance is that slice the date lengthwise and fill it with honey walnut cream cheese before wrapping with bacon. Don't overstuff and be sure to broil them slit side up. YUM!!!


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  • Calories
  • 278 kcal
  • 14%
  • Carbohydrates
  • 19 g
  • 6%
  • Cholesterol
  • 31 mg
  • 10%
  • Fat
  • 20.5 g
  • 32%
  • Fiber
  • 2 g
  • 8%
  • Protein
  • 5.9 g
  • 12%
  • Sodium
  • 379 mg
  • 15%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.

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