Bacon Wrapped Dates recipe

Bacon Wrapped Dates Recipe Stuffed with Goat Cheese

4 ingredients are all that you need to make these Bacon Wrapped Dates that are stuffed with goat cheese and almonds. These stuffed dates are a Spanish tapas are so easy to make, and they’re filled to the brim with flavor!
Course Appetizer
Cuisine Spanish, Tapas
Keyword Bacon, Dates, goat cheese, Tapas
Prep Time 25 minutes
Cook Time 25 minutes
Total Time 50 minutes
Servings 16 people
Calories 127kcal
Author Jillian - a Food, Folks and Fun original!


  • 32 large Medjool dates
  • 32 roasted whole almonds
  • 1/2 cup goat cheese
  • 16 slices bacon about 14 ounces, halved crosswise


  • sliced green onion optional


  • Move the oven rack to the middle position and preheat the oven to 400 degrees F. Cover a baking sheet with foil and place a wire rack on the baking sheet; set aside.
  • Cut a slit lengthwise into a date and remove the pit. Slightly stretch the opening you just made to make room for stuffing.
    How to Make Bacon Wrapped Dates - Step 2
  • Stuff each date with 1 almond and about 1 teaspoon full of goat cheese.
    How to Make Bacon Wrapped Dates - Step 3
  • Pinch the date closed and then wrap each date tightly in a piece of bacon.
    How to Make Bacon Wrapped Dates - Step 4
  • Place the wrapped date, seam side down, on the prepared wire rack set over a baking sheet. Repeat with the remaining dates, almonds, cheese, and bacon.
    How to Make Bacon Wrapped Dates - Step 5
  • Bake the stuffed dates for about 25-30 minutes, or until the bacon is browned and crisp, turning each date halfway through baking. Move the dates to a serving platter and sprinkle with sliced green onions (optional). Serve warm or at room temperature.
    Dates stuffed with goat cheese and almonds and wrapped in bacon.


Serving: 2wrapped dates | Calories: 127kcal | Carbohydrates: 2g | Protein: 4g | Fat: 11g | Saturated Fat: 4g | Cholesterol: 17mg | Sodium: 171mg | Potassium: 71mg | Sugar: 1g | Vitamin A: 80IU | Calcium: 18mg | Iron: 0.3mg