Bacon-Wrapped Chocolate Chipotle Dates

Bacon-Wrapped Chocolate Chipotle Dates

Blogger Cheri Liefeld of Adventures in the Kitchen shares a tasty appetizer recipe made with dates. These delicious bites are easy to make and will have your guests guessing at what’s inside.

Prep Time

20

Minutes

Total Time

40

Minutes

Makes

24

appetizers

3 1/2
ounces cream cheese, softened
1 1/2
teaspoons chipotle chili powder
24
pitted dates
2
oz dark chocolate, cut into tiny slivers the length of dates
8
slices bacon, each cut into thirds
  1. Heat oven to 400°F. Line cookie sheet with sides with foil; place baking rack on foil.
  2. In small bowl, stir together cream cheese and chili powder.
  3. Make cut down side of each date. Fill each with cream cheese mixture. Place chocolate sliver in cream cheese in each. Wrap each with piece of bacon. Place dates, bacon ends down, on baking rack.
  4. Bake 20 minutes or until bacon is crisp. Serve immediately.
Makes 24 appetizers
Make the Most of This Recipe With Tips From The Betty Crocker® Kitchens
Stretch the bacon as you wrap it around the date, and place end side down on the baking rack.
Finish off under the broiler if your bacon isn’t getting crisp.

Nutrition Information:

1 Serving (1 Serving)
        Exchanges: Free*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.