3 Ingredient Appetizer: Bacon Wrapped Dates with Goat Cheese

These are the ultimate 3-ingredient appetizer perfect for any kind of party including game day, the holidays, or a summer gathering! These bacon wrapped dates are made with real food ingredients and in under an hour.

Prep: 10 minutesCook: 30 minutesTotal: 40 minutes
Fat 2 Carbs 6 Protein 2
Yield 20 servings 1x


  • 1/2 tablespoon olive oil
  • 20 Medjool dates, pitted
  • 23 oz. Goat Cheese
  • 10 strips of bacon
  • fresh thyme, to taste
  • pepper, to taste


  1. First, preheat oven to 400ºF and drizzle olive oil into a cast iron pan.
  2. Then, spread open each date and stuff with 1/2 to 1 teaspoon of goat cheese.
  3. Next, prepare the bacon and cut 10 strips of bacon in half. Roll each date inside of the bacon. Seal with a toothpick. Pepper to taste.
  4. Bake at 400ºF for 25-30 minutes depending on how thick your bacon is.
  5. Remove from the oven and sprinkle with fresh thyme and serve!

Nutrition Facts

Serving Size: 1 date Calories: 55 Sugar: 5 Sodium: 82 Fat: 2 Carbohydrates: 6 Fiber: 1 Protein: 2
Author: Lee HershCategory: AppetizerMethod: OvenCuisine: American
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