Bacon-Wrapped Dates Stuffed with Manchego Cheese

Bacon-Wrapped Dates Stuffed with Manchego Cheese


"A traditional Spanish 'tapas' item. You can also add a sprinkling of toasted breadcrumbs on top for a bit of extra crunch. May serve immediately or at room temperature."
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20 m servings 167 cals
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Original recipe yields 8 servings


  • Calories:
  • 167 kcal
  • 8%
  • Fat:
  • 7.3 g
  • 11%
  • Carbs:
  • 19.5g
  • 6%
  • Protein:
  • 6.7 g
  • 13%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 20 mg
  • 7%
  • Sodium:
  • 407 mg
  • 16%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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  • * Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.
  • ** Nutrient information is not available for all ingredients. Amount is based on available nutrient data.
  • (-) Information is not currently available for this nutrient. If you are following a medically restrictive diet, please consult your doctor or registered dietitian before preparing this recipe for personal consumption.

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  1. Preheat oven to 400 degrees F (200 degrees C).
  2. Stuff 1 piece manchego cheese into each date and then wrap with 1 piece bacon, securing with a toothpick. Arrange dates in a shallow baking dish with the bacon seam down and 1 inch between pieces.
  3. Bake in preheated oven for 5 minutes, turn dates with tongs, and continue baking until bacon is crisp, 5 to 6 minutes more. Drain on a plate lined with paper towels.


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We love these and so do my guests. I took them to an Allrecipes party yesterday and they inhaled them. Actually, I will have to make them again today just to put a pic on this great recipe. I us...

These are sooo good! I swear I want some more RIGHT NOW!!! I consumed these (many of them!) at an ALLRECIPES party last night. Bacon with that sweet date and the asiago cheese (subbed by MauiGi...

Thank you for the recipe. I tried cooking as written, but the bacon was nowhere near crisp at the end of 11 minutes. I wound up cooking it for 22 minutes (another recipe recommends 30-40 min at...

This is a perfect blend of sweet, salty, and delicious.

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