Bacon Wrapped Dates

With balsamic reduction (optional- but kicks that fanciness up a notch)

Holiday Party Appetizers: The Best Low Carb & Sugar Free Options

Bacon Wrapped Dates – A Trick To Make Your Dates Low Calorie

Bacon Wrapped Dates are a deliciously low-calorie treat. They make the perfect appetizer for any occasion.

This appetizer is ideal for people who are watching their weight because it contains very little calories and is high in protein.

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Guide to Making the Perfect Bacon Wrapped Dates (tips & tricks)

This is a guide that will help you make the perfect bacon wrapped dates (tips and tricks) for yourself, friends, family, or anyone you want to eat it.

1. Get your ingredients ready:

– Dates – You can buy them at any grocery store or online!

– Bacon – You can buy it at any grocery store or online!

– Toothpicks – You can buy them at any grocery store or online!

2. Slice the bacon in pieces lengthwise. Wrap one piece around each date and secure with toothpick. Place on baking tray lined with parchment paper. Bake in oven until the bacon is crispy and slightly browned on one side. Flip over and cook some more.

Your Ultimate Guide to the Best Appetizers For Your Holiday Party

Appetizers are often served before the main course, and they may be served from a buffet table or passed around at cocktail parties. Appetizers typically offer a preview of the meal to come.

Appetizers come in all shapes, sizes, flavours and textures. Our guide to the best appetizers for your holiday party will help you choose from a wide selection of dishes that suit any palate.

The Best Holiday Party Appetizers: Bacon Wrapped Dates

Delicious Holiday Party Appetizers You Can Make in Less Than 30 Minutes

Every holiday party needs to be special, but what food should you serve?

A great way to keep things interesting is trying out new dishes that guests might not expect. Along with that, it is important to have classics for those guests who are more traditional. Below are some ideas for both.

Some dishes to try at your party:

  1. bacon wrapped dates

Prep Time10 minutes
Cook Time20 minutes
Course: Appetizer
Cuisine: French
Servings: 22
Calories: 106kcal


  • tooth picks


  • 1 lb bacon strips, cut in half
  • 22 large date or as many as you need for your bacon strips
  • 1/4 cup balsamic reduction


  • Preheat oven to 450F
  • Line a baking sheet with parchment paper
  • Wrap each date in half a slice of bacon and secure with a toothpick, spread evenly on baking sheet
  • bake at 450F for 15-20 minutes or until bacon is done how you like
  • Serve, optionally drizzled with balsamic reduction


Calories: 106kcal | Carbohydrates: 6g | Protein: 3g | Fat: 8g | Saturated Fat: 3g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 1g | Monounsaturated Fat: 4g | Trans Fat: 1g | Cholesterol: 14mg | Sodium: 137mg | Potassium: 87mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 4g | Vitamin A: 8IU | Vitamin C: 1mg | Calcium: 4mg | Iron: 1mg