Party Dates

These are easy to eat with no mess, making them a great finger food for parties.

Method

1. Preheat the oven to 190C.

2. Soak toothpicks in water for 15 mins.

3. Cut dates in half and place a almond inside each date.

4. Wrap dates with bacon, using toothpicks to hold them together.

5. Place on a tray and bake 10 - 15 minutes, or until bacon is brown and crisp.

Ingredients

Bacon 6 Slices
Almonds 12
Pitted Dates 12

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