Holiday Appetizer Idea…

Stuffed Medjool Dates with Bacon and Cheese
By The Gourmet Farm Girl

8 ounces cream cheese soften
¼ cup cooked bacon or prosciutto (chopped)
¼ cup finely chopped pecans
2 medium green onions minced
1 teaspoon granulated garlic
¼ cup blue cheese crumbles
1/8 teaspoon ground black pepper
25-30 Medjool Dates
25-30 Whole Pecans

In a medium size mixing bowl blend together with a large spoon the cream cheese, bacon, pecans, onions, garlic, blue cheese crumbles and black pepper till creamy.
Cut a slit in each date and remove pit; fill the date with the mixture and place on a sheet pan. Top each date with a whole pecan and bake at 350 degrees for 6-8 minutes till warm.
Serve immediately 
Can be made the day before and refrigerated. Bring to room temp before baking.