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Tuesday, December 13, 2011

Turkey Bacon Wrapped Dates with Goat Cheese

This is another recipe inspired by the Chicago restaurant Cafe Ba Ba Reba.  I have this theory that when you combine bacon and cheese you really can't go wrong.  I made this healthier by using turkey bacon, and the result was just as tasty.

This is the last recipe involving Turkey Bacon - sorry it look me a while to use it all up!  It is really good, and low fat.

Prep Time: 20 minutes
Cook Time 40 minutes

You will need:
1 package Turkey Bacon
4 ounces Goat Cheese
2 cups Pitted Dates

Step 1:
Preheat oven to 400 degrees.  Then individually slice open the dates and fill them with goat cheese.

Step 2:
Slice the strips of turkey bacon in half.  Then wrap the bacon around the date.  Secure with a toothpick.

Step 3:
Repeat until all of the dates and stuffed with goat cheese and wrapped in bacon.  Then place on a baking sheet and cook for 40 minutes.  The bacon should be nice and crisp.

Step 4:
Remove from the oven.  Place the bacon wrapped dates on a paper towel to absorb any grease before serving.

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