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Pumpkin Stuffed Bacon Wrapped Dates

George Bryant
4.5 from 4 votes
Prep Time 10 mins
Cook Time 14 mins
Total Time 24 mins
Servings 24

Ingredients
  

  • 1/2 cup pumpkin puree
  • 1 teaspoon pumpkin pie spice
  • 1 tablespoon coconut sugar optional
  • pinch of sea salt
  • 24 medjool dates pitted
  • 8 slices of applewood smoked bacon

Instructions
 

  • Pre-heat oven to 500 degrees (F) and line a baking sheet with parchment paper.
  • In a small bowl, stir together pumpkin puree, pumpkin pie spice, coconut sugar, and sea salt until well combined.
  • Stack the bacon slices together then cut into 3 sections (or thirds) making a total of 24 small, evenly sized slices.
  • Scoop the pumpkin mixture into a small zip top sandwich bag (or piping bag) then snip off a small section of one of the corners.
  • Slice the dates open lengthwise, squeeze a small amount of the pumpkin mixture into
  • each date, then wrap each date with a slice of bacon.
  • Put bacon wrapped dates on the prepared baking sheet, seam side down. Repeat step 5 until all dates are filled.
  • Bake dates on the top oven rack for 12-14 minutes or until the bacon is crispy and golden brown.
  • Allow to cool slightly then serve.
  • Enjoy!