Guests (or your date!) will fall in love with these 2 ingredient Hot Dates! Bacon Wrapped Dates take minutes to wrap up and turn to addicting little chewy morsels of crispy bacony goodness after just a quick pop in the oven.
Keyword 2 ingredient recipe, candied bacon, date recipe, easy appetizer
Prep Time 10minutes
Cook Time 20minutes
Total Time 30minutes
Author Tristin Rieken
10ounces medjool datesabout 35-40, pitted
Preheat oven to 425 degrees F. Soak toothpicks in water, if using.
Cut entire package of bacon in thirds. Working one at a time, stretch a bacon piece around a pitted date and place seam side down on baking sheet. Continue until all dates are wrapped in bacon.
Bake until bacon is evenly browned and dates are caramelized, turning halfway through, 14 to 18 minutes total.
Serve warm or at room temperature.
Bacon Wrapped Dates can be made ahead and either refrigerated over night or frozen. Freeze on baking sheet and transfer to freezer storage bag up to 1 month. Reduce heat to 375 degrees and bake 10 minutes longer.