Bacon Wrapped Dates Recipe
If you’re looking for the perfect appetizer, then try this bacon-wrapped dates recipe that is simmered in brown sugar and bourbon.
This classic 5 ingredient appetizer is incredibly easy to make and absolutely a hit when serving up to guests and family over the holidays or for get-together.
– light brown sugar
– unsalted butter
– heavy whipping cream
– bourbon or whiskey
– medium thick-cut bacon
– Medjool dates
Preheat the oven to 325°. Add the brown sugar, butter and whipped cream to a medium-size saucepot and cook over low to medium heat for 3-4 minutes or until cooked and smooth.
Remove it from the heat, whisk in the bourbon, and set aside. Wrap each date in a ½ slice piece of bacon and set aside.
Heat the oil in a large frying pan over medium heat and place each bacon-wrapped date bacon seam side down and cook for 3-4 minutes per side or until the bacon is browned and crispy.
Drain the rendered bacon fat and add the crisp bacon-wrapped dates back into the pan and pour the caramel over top.
Bake in the oven at 325° for 15-17 minutes. Serve hot.
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