Bacon Wrapped Dates and Prunes

Bacon Wrapped Dates and Prunes

I came across bacon wrapped dates appetizers at the church’s tea last year. I’d never had them before and my whole table liked them so much that we begged the waiter to sneak into the kitchen and bring us more.

Bacon wrapped dates and prunes stuffed with Boursin - By Press Print Party!

My friend Debbie was in charge of the tea and is an excellent cook. She had used goat cheese as a stuffing, but as I raved about the dates to her, she remembered my French heritage and thought maybe Boursin would be better! Boursin! What?! That sounds heavenly!!

If you’ve never had Boursin you’ve been missing out. It’s a soft spreadable cheese full of yummy garlicky and herb goodness. It really packs a punch.

My friend was right. Boursin REALLY made a difference. It sent this great appetizer into the stratosphere.

Bacon wrapped dates and prunes stuffed with Boursin - By Press Print Party!

Wrapping the prunes was my sister’s idea. As I was making the dates for Thanksgiving, she said she’d never had bacon wrapped dates before but she’d had bacon wrapped prunes. Well, it turns out, they’re just as good!!

The process is fun and super simple. You can watch the short video and print the recipe card below. 

These babies are ready for the oven!

Bacon wrapped dates and prunes stuffed with Boursin - By Press Print Party!

Yum!

Bacon wrapped dates and prunes stuffed with Boursin - By Press Print Party!

Bacon Wrapped Dates and Prunes

Amazing appetizer
Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 25 minutes
Author Nathalie Brown - Press Print Party!

Ingredients

  • Dates
  • Prunes
  • Bacon one slice for 3 appetizers
  • Boursin cheese
  • Toothpicks

Instructions

  1. Preheat oven to 375°.
  2. Cover a baking sheet with parchment paper.
  3. Cut each bacon slice into 3 pieces.
  4. Cut a slit in each date and take out the pit.
  5. Cut a slit in each prune.
  6. Spoon a little bit of Boursin cheese in each date and prune to stuff them.
  7. Wrap with the piece of bacon.
  8. Hold the bacon with the toothpick.
  9. Place each appetizer on the baking sheet.
  10. Continue until you're out of bacon.
  11. Bake for about 25 mins or until the bacon is cooked to your satisfaction.
  12. ENJOY!

Recipe Notes

I'm not listing amounts here but each slice of bacon will yield 3 appetizers. So plan accordingly.

 

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10 Comments

  • Bri Adams
    January 9, 2018 2:39 pm

    I’ve had the wrapped dates but would never have thought of prunes and the amping up the cheese by using boursin is a fantastic idea!

    • Press Print Party
      January 12, 2018 7:45 pm

      The Boursin really does it!

  • Brenda
    January 2, 2018 8:32 am

    What a yummy appetizer – loving this idea and we love bacon here and stuffed prunes with them? Even better! Saving and Pinning.

    • Press Print Party
      January 2, 2018 10:06 pm

      Try them, you won’t regret it! Thanks for pinning!

  • Tori
    December 30, 2017 5:37 am

    Gosh these look so delicious! Kinda wish I was having a New Years Party so I could give these a try, alas they will have to wait until 2018… Happy New Year!

    • Press Print Party
      January 2, 2018 10:06 pm

      They are good all year round. Any occasion will do.

  • Carolina
    December 29, 2017 12:34 pm

    Seriously it looks so so yummy and so easy to make!! I enjoyed watching the video!!

    • Press Print Party
      January 2, 2018 10:06 pm

      Thanks so much!

  • Lori
    December 29, 2017 3:28 am

    Oh my goodness the yumminess!! Those sound amazing!!!

  • Susan
    December 28, 2017 8:48 pm

    Omg all the deliciousness !!! I have to try this !

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