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Wisconsin Gouda-Chorizo Stuffed Medjool Dates

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16
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INGREDIENTS

3 - 4 oz. Wisconsin Gouda Cheese
2 - 3 oz. Spanish chorizo sausage
8 large Medjool dates, pitted and halved lengthwise
4 - 6 strips excellent quality bacon, preferably applewood smoked

INSTRUCTIONS

  1. 1
    Preheat broiler.
  2. 2
    Cut cheese into "matchsticks," about 1" long by 1/4". Cut chorizo into 16 strips. Stuff date halves with 1 or two strips of cheese and 1 strip of chorizo.
  3. 3
    Cover sheet pan with foil. Set date halves on sheet. Cut bacon into 1 1/2" squares or rectangles and place one on each date half. Broil about 4 to 6" from broiler burner, turning pan to promote even cooking. Broil until bacon is cooked and crisp at edges, 3-4 minutes. Watch carefully. Serve warm or at room temperature.

notes

Wisconsin Gouda cheese or use an earthy-flavored, Wisconsin cheese, such as Crave Brothers Les Frères, BelGioioso Italico or Limburger.

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