Devil on Horseback (Bacon wrapped dates)

Devil on Horseback (Bacon wrapped dates)

  • PREP TIME: 15 min
  • COOK TIME: 20 min
  • Serves: 4

Devil on Horseback (Bacon wrapped dates)

  • PREP TIME: 15 min
  • COOK TIME: 20 min
  • Serves: 4

PAIR WITH

Availability varies by market

Caffrey's Irish Ale

or other ROBUST & MALTY beers

The hint of juicy red apples in Caffrey’s Irish Ale is a wonderful highlight to the sweetness of the dates while bacons smoke matches with the beers background of savory notes.

LEARN MORE IN BEER 101

Recipe

Ingredients

  • 24 large dates, pitted
  • 12 slices bacon, halved lengthwise
  • ⅔ cup (80g) crumbled blue cheese

Directions

  • Preheat oven to 400 degrees. Place 24 toothpicks in a small bowl filled with water; let soak 15 minutes. Line a baking sheet with parchment paper and fit with a wire rack; set aside.
  • Halve dates lengthwise being careful not to cut all the way through. Place a small amount of cheese in the center of each date. Wrap a piece of bacon around each date. Secure bacon with a toothpick.
  • Place dates on prepared baking sheet. Bake until bacon is cooked through, 20 to 25 minutes.

Caffrey's Irish Ale
Availability varies by market
  • STYLE:Irish Red Ale
  • ABV:3.8%
  • TASTE:Cool and smooth. Caffrey's is a distinctive mellow ale with great flavour and creamy mouthfeel. Caramel toffee malt notes; highlighted with fruity ale aroma; and light carbonation make this a delight to savour.

PAIR WITH

Caffrey's Irish Ale

or other ROBUST & MALTY beers

The hint of juicy red apples in Caffrey’s Irish Ale is a wonderful highlight to the sweetness of the dates while bacons smoke matches with the beers background of savory notes.

LEARN MORE IN BEER 101

Recipe

Ingredients

  • 24 large dates, pitted
  • 12 slices bacon, halved lengthwise
  • ⅔ cup (80g) crumbled blue cheese

Directions

  • Preheat oven to 400 degrees. Place 24 toothpicks in a small bowl filled with water; let soak 15 minutes. Line a baking sheet with parchment paper and fit with a wire rack; set aside.
  • Halve dates lengthwise being careful not to cut all the way through. Place a small amount of cheese in the center of each date. Wrap a piece of bacon around each date. Secure bacon with a toothpick.
  • Place dates on prepared baking sheet. Bake until bacon is cooked through, 20 to 25 minutes.