Bacon-Wrapped Walnut-Stuffed Dates

Bacon-WrappedWalnut-Stuffed Dates are perfect with a glass of wine on a summer's eve or in front of a roaring fire in the dead of winter. These tasty little morsels have a hidden kick and are quick to make.

Bacon-Wrapped Dates

Cook: 10 min | Active: 20 min | Yield: 6 servings


  • 12 Medjool dates, pitted
  • Pinch red chili flakes
  • 12 California walnut halves, toasted
  • 4 slices lean bacon, cut crosswise into three equal pieces


  1. Heat broiler. Line a plate with paper towels; set aside.
  2. Carefully make a lengthwise slit in each date, open gently and sprinkle with chili flakes; fill with a walnut half and reform the date around the walnut. Wrap the bacon around the date and secure with a wooden pick. Arrange on a baking sheet.
  3. Broil, turning until crispy, about 8 to 10 minutes.
  4. Pat dry with paper towels.
  5. Serve immediately.


Nutrition per serving: 98 Calories Fat 5g Saturated Fat 1g Monounsaturated Fat 1g Polyunsaturated Fat 2g Cholesterol 6mg Sodium 55mg Carbohydrates 12g Dietary Fiber 1g Protein 3g