Chorizo and Blue Cheese Stuffed Dates

This appetizer has all of the flavors we love — sweet dates, spicy chorizo, piquant blue cheese, and salty bacon.

A truly wonderful dinner starts with an impressive appetizer. Wow your dinner guests with this easy appetizer (or eat the whole batch yourself), and kick your next dinner party off in style.

Chorizo and Blue Cheese Stuffed Dates


16 Pitted Dates

1 lb Pork Bacon, Strips Cut in Half

1/2 lb Blue Cheese, Crumbled

1 lb Loose Chorizo


Step 1

Brown chorizo in a skillet over medium/high heat. Remove from pan and cool.

Step 2 

Add crumbled blue cheese to cooled chorizo.

Step 3

Spoon filling into dates.

Step 4

Wrap stuffed dates with bacon and secure with toothpick.

Step 5

Bake at 375°F for 12 minutes, or until the bacon is fully cooked. Remove from oven and cool for 5 minutes. 

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