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Bacon-Wrapped Dates with Parmesan
Recipe adapted from Suzanne Goin, The A.O.C. Cookbook
Yield: Serves 10
Prep Time: 10 minutes
Cook Time: 25 minutes
Total Time: 35 minutes
24 Deglet Noor dates, pitted
¼ pound Parmigiano-Reggiano, cut into ½-inch by ¼-inch rectangles
24 3-inch strips of very thinly sliced bacon
5 leaves flat leaf parsley
1. Preheat the oven to 400°. Stuff each date with a piece of Parmigiano-Reggiano. Tightly wrap each date with a slice of bacon.
2. Place the bacon-wrapped dates on a baking sheet and transfer to the oven. Bake until the bacon is golden brown and crispy, 20 to 25 minutes. Sprinkle the dates with the parsley leaves and serve.