Bacon Wrapped Dates Drizzled with Maple Syrup

Recipe type: Appetizers
  • 32 pitted dates (or however many you want to make)
  • 32-64 shelled pistachios (1-2 per date)
  • 1 lb. lean, thin bacon, each strip cut into 3-4 pieces depending on size of date
  • 1 C maple syrup for drizzling
  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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