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Bacon Wrapped Dates with Thyme and Goat Cheese

Course: Appetizer
Cuisine: American
Keyword: easy appetizer recipe, Party food, swet and salty recipe
Prep Time: 20 minutes
Cook Time: 20 minutes
Total Time: 40 minutes
Servings: 16 servings
Calories: 104 kcal
Author: Lisa Marie Todd

For all of you bacon lovers out there, you'll enjoy these Bacon Wrapped Dates with Goat Cheese and Almonds.



  • 1   package of Medjool Dates pits removed slit cut into dates
  • 2 - 3  ounces  goat cheese slightly softened
  • 1/2  teaspoon  Fresh thyme
  • 16   raw whole almonds toasted
  • inch slices of bacon cut in half lengthwise
  • Cocktail toothpicks


  1. Line a baking sheet with parchment paper and Preheat oven to 400 degrees.
  2. Slice a small slit into the dates and remove the pits.
  3. In a small bowl, combine the goat cheese and thyme. Mix well and set aside.
  4. Fill dates with the goat cheese mixture. Insert a roasted almond into each date.
  5. Wrap each date with a slice of bacon then place on a sheet pan lined with parchment paper. Make sure each date is placed seam-side down onto the pan.
  6. Bake for 15 - 20 minutes or until bacon is crisp and browned.
  7. Transfer to a platter and insert a toothpick into each date. Serve warm or at room temperature.
Nutrition Facts
Bacon Wrapped Dates with Thyme and Goat Cheese
Amount Per Serving
Calories 104 Calories from Fat 27
% Daily Value*
Fat 3g5%
Saturated Fat 1g6%
Cholesterol 5mg2%
Sodium 49mg2%
Potassium 184mg5%
Carbohydrates 18g6%
Fiber 1g4%
Sugar 16g18%
Protein 2g4%
Vitamin A 80IU2%
Vitamin C 0.2mg0%
Calcium 23mg2%
Iron 0.4mg2%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.