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prosciutto wrapped dates

Prosciutto Wrapped Stuffed Dates

These simple and delicious Prosciutto Wrapped Stuffed Dates are a perfect snack or appetizer for any gathering. Sweet dates are stuffed with a combination of goat cheese, mascarpone and basil and then wrapped in salty prosciutto finished with a drizzle of olive oil and a sprinkling of flaky sea salt and fresh cracked pepper. Superb!
4.98 from 34 votes
Prep Time 15 mins
Total Time 15 mins
Course Appetizer, Snack
Cuisine American, Italian
Servings 28 dates

Equipment

  • mixing bowl
  • small spoon

Ingredients
  

  • 28 large pitted dates
  • ¼ cup goat cheese
  • ¼ cup mascarpone cheese
  • ¼ cup fresh basil, thinly sliced
  • pinch of salt & pepper
  • pinch of red pepper flakes
  • 6 pieces prosciutto, each cut into 5 slices lengthwise

For serving (optional)

  • good quality olive oil
  • freshly cracked black pepper
  • flaky sea salt
  • thinly sliced basil

Instructions
 

  • In a medium size mixing bowl add ¼th cup each of goat cheese, mascarpone cheese and thinly sliced fresh basil. Add in a pinch of salt and black pepper and a pinch of red pepper flakes (if desired).
    Mix until well combined.
  • Make a small incision in each of the dates and then use a small spoon to stuff them with the goat cheese mixture. Then wrap each stuffed date with a thin slice of prosciutto.
  • To serve, arrange the stuffed and wrapped dates on a platter and drizzle with good quality olive oil. Then sprinkle with freshly cracked black pepper, flaky sea salt and thinly slice basil. Enjoy!
Keyword Christmas, dates, Holiday, Party
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