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Bacon-Wrapped Date Bites with Gorgonzola

Bacon Wrapped Date Bites with Gorgonzola

If you love the smell of bacon on the stove, imagine that delicious, smoky maple bacon wrapped around sweet dates stuffed with melty Litehouse Simply Artisan Gorgonzola cheese. Bring all of these mouth-watering flavors and smells to your holiday season with this easy four ingredient, one-bite appetizer.


  • 25 Medjool dates pitted
  • 5 oz Litehouse® Simply Artisan Gorgonzola Crumbles
  • 2 tbsp fresh chives minced
  • 16 oz maple smoked bacon sliced into thirds


  • ►Preheat the oven to 375°F. Line a baking sheet with parchment paper.
  • ►Combine the Litehouse Simply Artisan Gorgonzola crumbles, chives, and a pinch of salt and pepper in a small bowl.
  • ►Stuff each date with plenty of the gorgonzola mixture and wrap tightly with a piece of bacon.
  • ►Secure the bacon with a toothpick all the way through to fasten the bacon closed.
  • ►Arrange the stuffed dates on the prepared baking sheet and bake for 15 minutes, or until the bacon is crispy. Serve warm.
Sponsored by Litehouse Foods.

Litehouse, Inc.

Litehouse, Inc. is a leader in refrigerated salad dressings, dips, cheese, freeze dried herbs and other innovative and delicious products. Founded in Hope, Idaho by the Hawkins family in 1963, Litehouse is proud to be a 100% employee-owned company. Each of the employee-owners is committed to providing great-tasting, high quality food made with real ingredients and crafted with care. Manufactured at the company’s five U.S. facilities based in Idaho, Michigan, Utah and Virginia, Litehouse award-winning products are available in North America through general retail, e-commerce, foodservice, deli, club stores, and value-added goods such as meal and salad kits. For more information, visit LitehouseFoods.com, Facebook, Pinterest, Twitter.

One thought on “Bacon-Wrapped Date Bites with Gorgonzola”

  1. Virginia Conley says:

    I’ve made similar appetizers using cheddar cheese or pecans to fill the dates. Thanks for the new idea.

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