Hot Honey Bacon Wrapped Dates.

These bacon wrapped dates are a favorite snack! Dates stuffed with goat cheese, wrapped in bacon, cooked until crispy and warm and then drizzled in hot honey. Sweet and salty perfection! Hello best snack ever! This final recipe of the year may not be a pretty one, but it is DELISH. Savory. Sweet. Creamy. Cheesy. […]

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These bacon wrapped dates are a favorite snack! Dates stuffed with goat cheese, wrapped in bacon, cooked until crispy and warm and then drizzled in hot honey. Sweet and salty perfection!

Hello best snack ever!

hot honey bacon wrapped goat cheese stuffed dates

This final recipe of the year may not be a pretty one, but it is DELISH.

Savory.

Sweet.

Creamy.

Cheesy.

Crunchy.

Sticky.

Spicy.

hot honey bacon wrapped goat cheese stuffed dates

We are checking ALL the boxes here!!

Bacon wrapped goat cheese stuffed dates are nothing new or exceptionally exciting – I’ve made them for years and never thought they warranted an actual blog post. 

But then!

I went and drizzled them with hot honey while still hot and my life was forever changed.

goat cheese stuffed dates

If you need the perfect snack for new year’s eve or even new year’s day, these are it!

And they are really quite easy to throw together.

I have a few recipes for hot honey here on the blog – I always made it at home before it was readily available. But these days I can find it at Target (used to find it at ALDI too!) and the Mike’s version is pretty much everywhere. Plus, it’s super good.

All you need? A pack of dates, some bacon, goat cheese and the honey. That is IT!

 bacon wrapped goat cheese stuffed dates ready for the oven

I slice the date lengthwise, but not all the way through. Remove the pit, then stuff it with some goat cheese. Just this past week I made these with a chipotle goat cheese which was also incredible, so a flavored version would work too!

Once the dates are all stuffed, wrapped half a slice of bacon around them. I don’t like the bacon to be layered – it can overlap slightly, but only use a half slice so it cooks through and gets crispy. I secure the bacon with a toothpick! This also makes it easy to serve the bacon wrapped dates. (more…)

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How to Make a Vegan “Charcuterie” Board

It’s party time, friends! We don’t know about you, but nothing says “party” to us more than an abundance of delicious, beautiful, and satisfying snacks — and nothing says “snacks” better than a charcuterie board!
When crafting this delectable display, …

How to Make a Vegan “Charcuterie” Board

It’s party time, friends! We don’t know about you, but nothing says “party” to us more than an abundance of delicious, beautiful, and satisfying snacks — and nothing says “snacks” better than a charcuterie board!

When crafting this delectable display, we made sure to hit all the marks (salty, sweet, savory, and spicy!) while keeping it super versatile and approachable.

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Shaved Brussels Sprout Salad with Apples and Dates

Prepare your tastebuds, friends! While crafting this season’s collection of holiday sides (there’s good stuff coming), we realized we wanted a quick, fresh, and versatile salad featuring fall ingredients. Enter: this Shaved Brussels Sprout Salad (with …

Shaved Brussels Sprout Salad with Apples and Dates

Prepare your tastebuds, friends! While crafting this season’s collection of holiday sides (there’s good stuff coming), we realized we wanted a quick, fresh, and versatile salad featuring fall ingredients. Enter: this Shaved Brussels Sprout Salad (with kale, apples, and dates — oh my!).

Not only is this salad a delicious combination of savory, sweet, crunchy, and tart, but it comes together with just 10 ingredients in 20 minutes

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Pumpkin Spice Cake Bites (No-Bake!)

Is there anything pumpkin can’t do? We think not. From pumpkin cake to pumpkin pie ice cream to the ever-amazing pumpkin spice latte, there is nothing quite as classic as those warm and comforting flavors. So we’ve taken it to a whole new level — meet …

Pumpkin Spice Cake Bites (No-Bake!)

Is there anything pumpkin can’t do? We think not. From pumpkin cake to pumpkin pie ice cream to the ever-amazing pumpkin spice latte, there is nothing quite as classic as those warm and comforting flavors. So we’ve taken it to a whole new level — meet pumpkin spice cake bites (they’re thrilled to be here)!

All the best parts of pumpkin spice in a decadent and dreamy bite — perfect for snacking, enjoying as a wholesome treat, or adding some bite-sized fun to your holiday table.

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Almond Joy Energy Bites (6 Ingredients!)

We want to let you in on a little secret. These might look like unassuming energy bites but they’re not. They’re kind of exceptional (but shhh, don’t tell). Not only do they pack all of the flavors of Almond Joy inside (hello chocolate, coconut, almond…

Almond Joy Energy Bites (6 Ingredients!)

We want to let you in on a little secret. These might look like unassuming energy bites but they’re not. They’re kind of exceptional (but shhh, don’t tell). Not only do they pack all of the flavors of Almond Joy inside (hello chocolate, coconut, almond!), but they also have the texture of a no-bake cookie. WE KNOW. It’s a big deal.

Oh, and did we mention they have an (optional but highly recommended) coconut butter GLAZE?

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Vegan Raspberry Chocolate Ganache Tart

Love raspberries? Love chocolate? Craving dessert? This is the recipe for you! This luxurious, layered chocolate tart is a show stopper! Think date-chocolate crust, creamy raspberry filling, and a thick layer of chocolate ganache on top. Swoon!
It’s p…

Vegan Raspberry Chocolate Ganache Tart

Love raspberries? Love chocolate? Craving dessert? This is the recipe for you! This luxurious, layered chocolate tart is a show stopper! Think date-chocolate crust, creamy raspberry filling, and a thick layer of chocolate ganache on top. Swoon!

It’s perfect for romantic occasions, spring and summer parties, and beyond! Just 10 ingredients and simple methods required. Let us show you how it’s done!

This dreamy chocolate ganache tart consists of 3 layers: a rich chocolate-date crust, a tart-sweet raspberry filling, and a thick and creamy chocolate ganache layer.

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Creamy Chocolate Hazelnut Milk

This creamy, DIY vegan chocolate milk is something special because it’s like Nutella in a glass. We know! Exciting stuff. It’s the real deal but without the dairy and refined sugar. Plus, it’s a bit more sophisticated than your average chocolate milk t…

Creamy Chocolate Hazelnut Milk

This creamy, DIY vegan chocolate milk is something special because it’s like Nutella in a glass. We know! Exciting stuff. It’s the real deal but without the dairy and refined sugar. Plus, it’s a bit more sophisticated than your average chocolate milk thanks to the nutty complexity of hazelnuts. And it’s super chocolaty thanks to cocoa or cacao powder.

Bonus perk? Just 5 ingredients required and it’s naturally sweetened with dates and maple syrup for more wholesome indulgence.

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Easy Homemade Twix Bars (Vegan, Gluten-Free)

The Twix of your youth reinvented in vegan, gluten-free form but with all the flavor and texture of the real deal! Gluten-free shortbread layered with date caramel and dipped in dark chocolate, these DIY candy bars require just 9 simple ingredients and…

Easy Homemade Twix Bars (Vegan, Gluten-Free)

The Twix of your youth reinvented in vegan, gluten-free form but with all the flavor and texture of the real deal! Gluten-free shortbread layered with date caramel and dipped in dark chocolate, these DIY candy bars require just 9 simple ingredients and are the perfect healthier indulgence. Let us show you how it’s done!

How to Make Twix Bars

These healthier, homemade Twix bars start with making the shortbread cookie layer.

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Almond Joy Stuffed Dates

True story: I used to hate Almond Joys. I had a weird thing with the texture of coconut as a kid, so Almond Joys were a no-go for me. But something switched in adulthood, and coconut became one of my favorite ingredients. And when you combine a love of…

Almond Joy Stuffed Dates

True story: I used to hate Almond Joys. I had a weird thing with the texture of coconut as a kid, so Almond Joys were a no-go for me. But something switched in adulthood, and coconut became one of my favorite ingredients. And when you combine a love of coconut with a serious affection for dates and chocolate, good things are bound to happen. Introducing our latest easy dessert obsession: Almond Joy Stuffed Dates!

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Cherry Almond Granola Bars

Looking for a lazy morning breakfast or on-the-go snack? These cherry almond granola bars are just the thing.
Nutritious oats, seeds, and flaked almonds are mixed with dates and tart dried cherries and coated in an almond-maple mixture.
The result is …

Cherry Almond Granola Bars

Looking for a lazy morning breakfast or on-the-go snack? These cherry almond granola bars are just the thing.

Nutritious oats, seeds, and flaked almonds are mixed with dates and tart dried cherries and coated in an almond-maple mixture.

The result is a perfectly sweet, chewy, wholesome bar of goodness with a hint of tartness that’s perfect for a light snack or healthier dessert.

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