Bacon Wrapped Dates with Maple Syrup

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Bacon Wrapped Dates with Maple Syrup

  • Author: Leigh Anne Wilkes

Ingredients

Scale
  • 32 pitted dates
  • 3264 shelled pistachios 1-2 per date
  • 1 lb. lean thin bacon, each strip cut into 34 pieces depending on size of date
  • 1 C maple syrup for drizzling

Instructions

  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees.
  2. Make a slit in each date and stuff with 1-2 pistachios.
  3. Wrap each date with a piece of bacon so that the bacon just overlaps.
  4. Place seam side down on the cookie sheet.
  5. Brush lightly with maple syrup.
  6. Bake until bacon is crisp, about 5 minutes each side.
  7. Dates can be made ahead of time and frozen.
  8. Bake for 8-10 minutes per side if frozen.
  9. Drizzle with maple syrup.


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