An enticing hors d'oeuvre, we filled pitted dates with a spicy cream cheese filling and wrapped them in bacon.
ounces cream cheese, softened
teaspoons chipotle chili powder
oz dark chocolate, cut into tiny slivers the length of dates
slices bacon, each cut into thirds
Heat oven to 400°F. Line cookie sheet with sides with foil; place baking rack on foil.
In small bowl, stir together cream cheese and chili powder.
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.
Bake 20 minutes or until bacon is crisp. Serve immediately.
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 PER SERVING
Serving Size: 1 Serving
% Daily Value
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- Vitamin C
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.