Candy Bacon

Country music group Little Big Town's Kimberly Schlapman shares her recipe for bacon-wrapped dates stuffed with almonds.
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Kimberly visits Puckett's Food Truck, the "Trolley Parton" in Nashville, Tenn. to try some comfort food then heads to her kitchen to make her own nibbles that are the perfet party food, as seen on Season 2 of Great American Country's Kimberly's Simply Southern.

Cook time: 10 minutes | Yield: 2 dozen

Ingredients

  • 1/2 cup almonds, chopped
  • 24 Medjool dates
  • 12 slices thin bacon, halved crosswise
  • 1/2 cup maple syrup

Directions

Stuff each date with some chopped almonds. Wrap each date with bacon and brush them with maple syrup. Line them on a sheet tray and bake in the oven at 400 degrees for 10 minutes. Flip each date after 8 minutes and bake until bacon is crispy.

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