Prosciutto Wrapped Goat Cheese Stuffed Dates

Prosciutto Wrapped Goat Cheese Stuffed Dates are sweet, salty, savory, and amazing! Dates stuffed with goat cheese, wrapped with prosciutto, and drizzled with balsamic reduction. The perfect party appetizer!

Prosciutto Wrapped Goat Cheese Stuffed Dates, the perfect party appetizer! - The Cookie RookieI’ll admit it.  I was scared to try stuffed dates.  I mean…they’re weird sounding.  Not to mention weird looking.  Anyone that tries to tell you stuffed dates are a beautiful tapas treat…well they’re either lying or crazy.  I honestly think they look totally strange.

Prosciutto Wrapped Goat Cheese Stuffed Dates, the perfect party appetizer! - The Cookie Rookie Prosciutto Wrapped Goat Cheese Stuffed Dates, the perfect party appetizer! - The Cookie RookieI keep seeing these pop up on the menus of my favorite restaurants, in recipes on my favorite blogs, and all over pinterest.  I decided not to judge a book by its cover.  HALLELUJAH! These are AMAZING.  They’re weird looking ugly, but dannnnnnnnnnnnnnng do they taste good.  Like, bring me all of the stuffed dates.  Now. Prosciutto Wrapped Goat Cheese Stuffed Dates, the perfect party appetizer! - The Cookie Rookie Prosciutto Wrapped Goat Cheese Stuffed Dates, the perfect party appetizer! - The Cookie RookieWe had a little wine tasting party last weekend (click HERE to see the post about the party, as well as other favorite wine pairings from the night!), and these puppies were so popular! Even to my picky-eater husband.  He was scared…but pleasantly surprised.  I’m guessing that’s the normal reaction to stuffed dates.

Prosciutto Wrapped Goat Cheese Stuffed Dates, the perfect party appetizer! - The Cookie RookieThey were perfect with topped with a simple balsamic reduction, while sipping on some red wine of course.  Sweet, savory, salty; all in one.  Just another reason to try new things.  I’m so glad I didn’t go through life never trying these tasty little weirdos.

Prosciutto Wrapped Goat Cheese Stuffed Dates, the perfect party appetizer! - The Cookie Rookie Prosciutto Wrapped Goat Cheese Stuffed Dates, the perfect party appetizer! - The Cookie RookieOh, and they’re SO easy.  That’s how I roll! Get some!

Prosciutto Wrapped Goat Cheese Stuffed Dates, the perfect party appetizer! - The Cookie RookieEnjoy :)

Prosciutto Wrapped Goat Cheese Stuffed Dates

Prosciutto Wrapped Goat Cheese Stuffed Dates are sweet, salty, savory, cheesy, and amazing. The perfect appetizer!

10 minPrep Time

15 minCook Time

25 minTotal Time

Yields 4-6

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Ingredients

  • 5 ounces good quality goat cheese
  • 1 package of medjool or sunkist (or your favorite brand) dates, pitted
  • 2 sliced prosicutto, sliced into thin strips

Instructions

  1. preheat oven to 350 degrees
  2. make a small slice into each date so that you can stuff each with about a teaspoon of goatcheese
  3. wrap each date with a strip of prosciutto and place on a parchment lined cookie sheet, with the seam of the prosciutto placed down
  4. bake for 10-15 minutes or until prosciutto is crispy and cheese is slightly browned/bubbly
  5. serve warm, top with balsamic vinegar or balsamic reduction.
  6. Enjoy!
Recipe Type: appetizer
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Melanie @ Garnish & Glaze
I have never heard or seen these before but the combination of all those ingredients sounds fantastic. I think you captured them beautifully especially with that balsamic reduction that I just can't resist. Definitely going to try these soon!
    Becky Hardin
    Thanks so much Melanie!! Means a lot coming from one of my very fave food photographers!!
Vanessa @ Vanessa Baked
Never had these before, but I would love to try them! They look so tasty!
Phi @ The Sweetphi Blog
Soooo ... guess I'm in the crazy camp...because your stuffed dates look amazing :) But seriously, stuffed dates are one of my favorite things, I even have a little recipe in the queue for them, so great minds girl, great minds...and stomachs, because these are so delish!
Laura @ Laura's Culinary Adventures
What to keep an open mind! They seem so elegant!
    Becky Hardin
    Yes, I had to keep an open mind too. I did not know what to expect! Thanks so much for stopping by :)
Ashley
Yessss. I had something like this at a restaurant always a year ago now and have been meaning to make them at home! These look awesome!!
Phi @ The Sweetphi Blog
I made these for Thanksgiving last year and they were amazing! They have been requested again this year so I'm totally putting them on my menu permanently :)
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