Bacon wrapped dates are a gateway drug to full on tapa addiction. This version, with blue cheese inside will turn you into a junkie in no time.

Serves 12: scales well.


Mise en Place
STAPLES
6 strips bacon, cut in half
12 dates
1/4 cup creamy blue cheese
12 marcona almonds

Equipment
12 skewers, soaked
1 oven, 400

Directions
Step Action
1 in each date, cut slit in dates and take out pits. insert 1 almond and a small bit of cheese
2 wrap each date in bacon
3 put a skewer through each date
4 bake 20-25 minutes, turning once
5 serve and eat