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Devils on Horseback Appetizers

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  • Prep 10 min
  • Total 30 min
  • Servings 6
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Don't let the name fool you—this unique combination of prunes, bacon and blue cheese actually tastes quite heavenly.
By Deborah Harroun
Updated Sep 10, 2014
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  • 12 pitted prunes
  • 3 to 4 tablespoons crumbled blue cheese
  • 4 slices bacon


  • 1
    Set oven control to broil. Place ovenproof rack on cookie sheet; set aside.
  • 2
    Place 12 toothpicks in bowl of water to soak.
  • 3
    Meanwhile, using small sharp knife, cut slit in each prune to make pocket, being careful not to cut all the way through. Stuff prunes with blue cheese.
  • 4
    Cut each slice of bacon into thirds. Wrap a piece of bacon around each filled prune, using a toothpick to secure. Place on rack on cookie sheet.
  • 5
    Broil with tops 4 to 6 inches from heat 10 to 12 minutes, turning once to avoid burning bacon. Cool 5 minutes before serving.

Tips from the Betty Crocker Kitchens

  • tip 1
    Substitute dates for the prunes.
  • tip 2
    Use your favorite kind of cheese for the filling, or fill with a mango chutney.


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