This Stuffed Bacon Wrapped Dates recipe is a crowd favorite at any gathering. Stuffed with delicious Mozzarella cheese, you will be the talk of the town!

Stuffed Bacon Wrapped Dates Recipe

The following is a sponsored post for Stella® Cheese, but the content and opinions expressed here are my own. This Stuffed Bacon Wrapped Dates Recipe is sure to be a holiday hit!

There is something special about savory and sweet foods, melting together bite by bite. They tend to be hard to resist; the temptation is too much for me. Stuffed bacon wrapped dates are one appetizer I always look forward to at gatherings for the holidays. If you spot them at a party, you can be sure I’m not too far away. My favorite Stuffed Bacon Wrapped Dates recipe is straightforward and easy to make.

This Stuffed Bacon Wrapped Dates recipe is a crowd favorite at any gathering. Stuffed with delicious Mozzarella cheese, you will be the talk of the town!

Classic Holiday Dishes Upgraded to Gourmet

What could be more exciting than a fresh batch of stuffed bacon wrapped dates right out of the oven? Upgrade them with a gourmet touch by adding your favorite cheese from the gourmet Stella cheese product line. A quality dish needs quality ingredients – only the best bacon, jumbo dates, and gourmet Stella cheese will do! I’m adding a gourmet touch to my classic holiday dish with Stella Organic Fresh Mozzarella cheese. I came across Stella cheeses in the gourmet cheese case of my local supermarket. See where Stella cheese is available near you using the store locator!

Stuffed Bacon Wrapped Dates Recipe

This Stuffed Bacon Wrapped Dates recipe is a crowd favorite at any gathering. Stuffed with delicious Mozzarella cheese, you will be the talk of the town!

Ingredients

16 Jumbo Medjool Dates
8oz Stella Organic Fresh Mozzarella
8oz Center Cut Bacon
Toothpicks

Instructions

– While your oven is pre-heating to 375 degrees, slice one side of the date and remove the pit.
– Cut 1/4 inch thick strips of the cheese, then cut again into four equal length pieces.

This Stuffed Bacon Wrapped Dates recipe is a crowd favorite at any gathering. Stuffed with delicious Mozzarella cheese, you will be the talk of the town!

– Stuff each date with a piece of cheese and pinch the date closed along the cut.
– Cut your bacon strips in half, wrapping each stuffed date with a 1/2 slice of bacon. Secure the bacon using a toothpick.

This Stuffed Bacon Wrapped Dates recipe is a crowd favorite at any gathering. Stuffed with delicious Mozzarella cheese, you will be the talk of the town!

– Line a shallow pan or baking sheet with parchment paper, then place the stuffed bacon wrapped dates.
– Bake for 8-9 minutes before turning the dates so that all sides crisp evenly. Continue to bake until the bacon reaches your desired level of crispness 5-7 minutes.
– Remove and allow to cool for 5-10 minutes before diving in because the cheese will be hot.

This Stuffed Bacon Wrapped Dates recipe is a crowd favorite at any gathering. Stuffed with delicious Mozzarella cheese, you will be the talk of the town!

Which of your classic holiday dishes would you revamp with Stella Cheese? Which gourmet Stella cheese would you use?

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Comments (69)

  • This is a delicious recipe and a great appetizer.

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  • Lovely recipe! I would revamp my lasagna recipe with STELLA FRESH MOZZARELLA CHEESE!

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  • First I’ve heard of this combo, interesting.

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  • These would make a wonderful appetizer for the holidays. Thanks for sharing

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  • Yum, these look amazing and I’d love to try them!

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  • These Stuffed Bacon Wrapped Dates look absolutely delicious. I would love try this recipe as I have not tried anything like this before.

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  • I tried bacon wrapped date at Sams Club one time…best thing I ever ate!!

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  • Can’t wait to try this

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  • I like the ones with peanut butter in them. Never heard of this kind but would surely like them to with the ingredients in them, Would be great for a holiday treat . thanks much

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  • I love these, I have to make them for every party I go to!

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  • Thanks for sharing this delicious appetizer recipe. I am going to make these for the Holiday season. They would be soperfect for any kind of party or gathering.

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  • I have never heard of this combo, it sounds interesting.

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  • Its strange because I have been wanting to make some of these, and always afraid i’m going to mess them up, I do like that its so easy to make and I know the family will enjoy them.

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  • These look delicious. I make baked brie topped with fig jam every Christmas Eve. I may try these instead this year.

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  • This is a perfect appetizer for the holidays

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  • I would revamp my pizza recipe with STELLA FRESH MOZZARELLA CHEESE

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  • I would try making homemade mozzarella sticks with the Stella!

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  • These look and sounds really amazing. Thanks for the recipe,I will be making these for Christmas.

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  • Very interesting recipe. Im not sue about thew cheese but love the idea of the bacon.

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  • I’d love to try them!! They look amazing!

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  • This looks like the best appetizers for a holiday party! Thanks for the recipe!!

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  • Yum! I love bacon AND dates!

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  • these look interesting, heard of these before but never have tried them

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  • I’ve never heard of bacon wrapped dates. I bet the sweet/savory combo is yummy.
    I’d like to use Stella Cheese in my pasta salad recipe.

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  • I make mac and cheese every year, simple and easy 🙂

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  • My favorite is sweet potato casserole.

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  • This looks delicious and would be a nice addition to our Christmas Eve appetizers.

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  • What I like the best was your picture of the bacon was well done. This sounds so good I might make some this weekend.

    My favorite holiday is CORNBREAD STUFFING

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  • Cornbread stuffing,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,, my favorite

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  • I would love to make this anytime of year.

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  • I would revamp my blue cheese salad dressing with Stella blue cheese.

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  • I would use Stella mozarella to create a hot dip and serve with nahos.

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  • I love these. They make great appetizers for the holidays.

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  • I also like to serve Stella Fontinella cheese with fresh fruit on a cheese board.

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  • I love dates! I’m sure these taste amazing. I can see them being a hit at parties.

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  • I am not sold on this recipe as I am not a fan of dates. But I am sure some in my family would love this.

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  • Ohhh my, I think I’m in love with this recipe. Can’t wait to make for Xmas appetizers. Yummm

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  • This looks quite good although we don’t each much bacon these days. My favorite holiday dish is gingerbread crust sweet potato pie served with a scoop of ice cream!

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  • The Artichoke Sun Dried Tomato Fontinella Stuffed Chicken looks amazing.

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  • My fave holiday dish is Applesauce Spice Cake.

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  • This sounds like a delicious recipe that can be served at the holidays or anytime! I would use ORGANIC FRESH MOZZARELLA CHEESE 🙂

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  • I bet these are delicious, I’m going to have to make these for my mom and me. My favorite holiday recipe is my mom’s recipe for fried cabbage and my caramelized onions that I make with a little orange marmalade and balsamic vinegar. These dates would be perfect to serve alongside of my onions and cabbage, thanks for sharing!

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  • This is a very interesting combination. I don’t often cook with dates but I would try these.

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  • My favorite holiday dish is stuffing.

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  • I love Pizelles for Christmas!

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  • my mom would love this! YUM!

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  • I would revamp pizza with STELLA FRESH MOZZARELLA CHEESE.

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  • Chicken and dressing!

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  • My fave holiday food is pecan pie (served with lots of whipped cream and/or vanilla ice cream).

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  • I made these last night to take to a little get together in my apartment building. They were the first empty plate on the table. Had to tell many how to make…………….. really good

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  • I would add Stella cheese to my holiday mashed potatoes!

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  • MY FAVORITE HOLIDAY DISH IS THE OREO BALLS THAT MY BOSS MAKES EVERY YEAR!

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  • This looks delicious! I would use Stella cheese for my bowtie pasta salad.

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  • This sounds great. I would use Stella Swiss cheese for a cheese and cracker platter and leftover ham and cheese sandwiches.

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  • One of our classic holiday dishes we make this time of year is different types of cheesecakes. I would love to revamp our recipes using STELLA RICOTTA CHEESE. They have a recipe on their site for a Bing Cherry Cheesecake that would be beautiful for a Christmas dessert buffet.

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  • These sound awesome.

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  • I would use Stella Mozzarella cheese in my recipe for pizza bites.

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  • This is a flavor combination I have never heard of before but it sounds intriguing.

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  • I would use the mozzarella on my favorite toasted cheese!

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  • Sounds delicious!

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  • This sounds like a delicious appetizer that is so simple that even I could make it!

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  • Oh yum. I love dates!

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  • This recipe and pictures sound tasty

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  • One of our favorite dishes for the holidays is Lasagna and I would revamp this dish using Stella Mozzarella and Parmesan.

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  • I would try this cheese with stuffed mushrooms

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  • Mashed potatoes and gravy!

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  • I love stuffed dates. Thanks for such an easy recipe.

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  • i would do cheese stuffed meatballs

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  • my fav dish is stuffing baked or boiled dont matter in bird or not either love it all n green bean casserole is awesome too yum

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