Sides: Bacon Wrapped Dates

If you're trying to eat healthy and tend to have a sweet tooth, these little guys might just save your life... I know they save mine! It's basically like eating cartelized bacon... and who wouldn't want to do that?!

This treat is a great replacement for when you're needing a sugar fix. 

Bacon Wrapped Dates

Ingredients

  • 5 medjool dates pitted
  • 4 pieces of uncured bacon

Instructions

  1. Preheat oven to 390 degrees.
  2. Cut dates into 3 sections, removing the pits as you go.
  3. Cut bacon strips into 4 sections.
  4. Wrap each date piece with one bacon piece and secure with a toothpick.
  5. Cover baking sheet with parchment paper.
  6. Place each bacon wrapped date on baking sheet, spreading them out.
  7. Place in the oven for 13 minutes.
  8. Remove and flip each bacon wrapped date over.
  9. Return to the oven for another 10-13 minutes until crispy and wonderful.
  10. Enjoy!