Cuban Food: Bacon Wrapped Dates


1 container pitted dates
1/2 lb sliced bacon, cut into 3rds
wooden toothpicks


Preheat oven to 350 degree.  Wrap each date with sliced bacon and secure with a toothpick.  Place on baking pan with rack. Bake for 20 to 25 minutes or until bacon gets crispy (make sure not to burn)  Serve hot.

Other Version:

Slice dates down middle, stuff with some Manchego cheese.  Wrap in bacon and secure with toothpick.  Cook as directed.

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