Recipes and Cooking Roasted Dates with Bacon 4.2 (10) Add your rating & review Searching for easy yet elegant appetizer ideas? Look no further than these bacon-wrapped dates! The finger food recipe requires just three ingredients and 15 minutes of cook time. By BHG Test Kitchen BHG Test Kitchen The Better Homes & Gardens Test Kitchen has been in continuous operation for nearly 100 years, developing and testing practical, reliable recipes that readers can enjoy at home. The Test Kitchen team includes culinary specialists, food stylists, registered and licensed nutritionists, and other experts with Bachelor of Science degrees in food science, food and nutrition, or culinary arts. Together, the team tests more than 2,500 recipes, produces more than 2,500 food images, and creates more than 1,000 food videos each year in the state-of-the-art test kitchen. Learn about BHG's Editorial Process Published on June 14, 2011 Print Rate It Share Share Tweet Pin Email Photo: Blaine Moats Prep Time: 20 mins Roast Time: 15 mins Total Time: 35 mins Yield: 16 appetizers Jump to Nutrition Facts Ingredients 16 fresh or dried pitted dates, such as Medjool 16 smoked almonds 8 thick slices apple-smoked bacon, halved crosswise Directions Preheat oven to 400 degrees F. Cut a slit in each date. Place almonds inside slits. Press together the dates to close slits. Wrap each date with a piece of bacon. Line a shallow baking pan with foil. Add a roasting rack; place the dates on rack. Roast for 15 to 20 minutes or until bacon is crisp. Serve immediately with toothpicks. Dates will be hot inside. Makes 16 appetizers. Rate it Print Nutrition Facts (per serving) 107 Calories 3g Fat 18g Carbs 3g Protein Show Full Nutrition Label Hide Full Nutrition Label Nutrition Facts Calories 107 % Daily Value * Total Fat 3g 4% Saturated Fat 1g 5% Cholesterol 5mg 2% Sodium 138mg 6% Total Carbohydrate 18g 7% Protein 3g *The % Daily Value (DV) tells you how much a nutrient in a food serving contributes to a daily diet. 2,000 calories a day is used for general nutrition advice.