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Bacon Wrapped Sausage Stuffed Dates

PREP: 10min
COOK: 30min

Salty Smithfield sausage and bacon were the perfect pairing for the natural sweetness of Medjool dates. These are the perfect complement to cheese stuffed dates on your appetizer table.


  • 12 oz. Natural Delights Pitted Medjool Dates
  • 1lb Smithfield pork sausage
  • 1/2 package of Smithfield bacon


  1. Brown sausage for about 10 mins or until cooked through
  2. Fill each pitted date with cooked sausage
  3. Cut uncooked bacon slices in half and wrap date
  4. Bake at 350 for 20 mins or until bacon is crispy and brown

Nutritional analysis per serving:

Calories: 240, Fat: 88g, Saturated Fat: 2,5g, Trans Fat: 0g, MUFA:  3.26, PUFA:  1.62, Cholesterol: 10mg, Sodium: 70mg, Potassium: 479mg, Carbohydrates: 45g, Fiber: 5g, Sugar: 38g, Protein: 4g, Vitamin A:  4%, Vitamin C:  0%, Calcium:  4%, Iron:  4

*While Medjool dates are high in natural sugars, they are low on the glycemic index thanks to a balanced amount of soluble fiber. The complex carbohydrates found in Medjool dates are digested at a slower rate, making them a source of dietary fiber and releasing energy to the body over a longer period of time.