Bacon and Date Appetizer


An easy, quick appetizer that I first tasted at a Native American wedding ceremony. Dates are stuffed with almonds and wrapped in bacon!

Prep Time:
30 mins
Cook Time:
5 mins
Total Time:
35 mins
6 servings


  • 1 (8 ounce) package pitted dates

  • 4 ounces almonds

  • 1 pound sliced bacon


  1. Preheat the broiler.

  2. Slit dates. Place one almond inside each date. Wrap dates with bacon, using toothpicks to hold them together.

  3. Broil 10 minutes, or until bacon is evenly brown and crisp.

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

560 Calories
44g Fat
32g Carbs
14g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 6
Calories 560
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 44g 56%
Saturated Fat 12g 61%
Cholesterol 52mg 17%
Sodium 631mg 27%
Total Carbohydrate 32g 12%
Dietary Fiber 5g 19%
Total Sugars 25g
Protein 14g
Vitamin C 0mg 1%
Calcium 65mg 5%
Iron 2mg 8%
Potassium 538mg 11%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

** Nutrient information is not available for all ingredients. Amount is based on available nutrient data.

(-) Information is not currently available for this nutrient. If you are following a medically restrictive diet, please consult your doctor or registered dietitian before preparing this recipe for personal consumption.

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