Bacon Wrapped Dates


Bacon Wrapped Dates

Recipe type: Yield: 24 pieces Prep time: Cook time: Total time:

Bacon Wrapped Dates by Chef Ross Pangilinan of Terrace by Mix Mix in Costa Mesa is a great flavorful appetizer.


Bacon Wrapped Dates

For 24 pieces

24 Medjool dates

12 Bacon strips – thick-cut and cut in half

24 Almonds

Manchego – grated

Almonds – grated

8 6” bamboo skewers – soaked in water to avoid burning


Harissa Yogurt

2 C Plain yogurt

2 oz Lemon juice

2 – 4 oz Harissa paste (2 for mild – 4 for spicy)

Salt to taste


  1. Bacon Wrapped Dates
  2. Stuff an almond inside each date.
  3. Wrap each date with the half slice of bacon and place on skewer.
  4. Bake in oven at 350 degrees Fahrenheit till crispy. About 15 minutes.
  6. Harissa Yogurt
  7. Mix all ingredients in a bowl.
  9. Place bacon-wrapped dates atop harissa yogurt and top with a sprinkle of grated Manchego and almonds.

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