Devils on Horseback

Devils on Horseback

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"A family favorite my uncle makes. They are a wonderful balance between salty and sweet, with a combination of crispy, chewy, and crunchy textures. My family destroys a tray of these in fifteen minutes. "

Ingredients

1 h servings 118 cals
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Nutrition

  • Calories:
  • 118 kcal
  • 6%
  • Fat:
  • 7 g
  • 11%
  • Carbs:
  • 12.2g
  • 4%
  • Protein:
  • 2.3 g
  • 5%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 10 mg
  • 3%
  • Sodium:
  • 226 mg
  • 9%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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  1. Preheat oven to 400 degrees F (200 degrees C). Soak the toothpicks in a bowl of water. Grease a 9x13-inch baking dish.
  2. In a bowl, mix together the soy sauce and ground ginger. Place the brown sugar into a shallow bowl. Spread open a pitted date, then stuff it with a smoked almond. Wrap the date with half a bacon slice, secure it with a toothpick, dip the bundle in soy sauce mixture, and then dip it into brown sugar. Place the wrapped dates into the prepared baking dish. If desired, sprinkle a little more brown sugar over the bundles.
  3. Bake in the preheated oven until the bacon is brown and crisp, 15 to 25 minutes. Allow to cool for about 15 minutes before serving; serve warm or at room temperature.

Footnotes

  • Cook's Note
  • Double or triple the recipe for a large crowd! You can also use prunes or dried apricots instead of dates, or mango chutney instead of the almonds. Serve on top of watercress greens.
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These are awesome!! I had these back in the 80's when I was stationed in Bermuda. Feel free to substitute walnuts for the almonds, apricots for the dates, I've even used smoked oysters and sli...

I made these today with smokehouse almonds, figs, low sodium bacon, and brown sugar (I forgot to buy soy sauce and ginger). I also sprinkled them with red pepper flakes after they were in the c...

This was a hit! We demolished them in about 2 seconds. Everybody wanted more. Only thing I would suggest don't do to much brown sugar. This was a easy quick recipe.

Made these for Thanksgiving appetizers, everyone loved them, couldn't get enough. Impressive yet easy to make. I wonder if you could assemble them the night before and cook the next day just bef...

What a hit! I served these at my annual Halloween bash and they were enjoyed by everyone! My husband was a sceptic at first but had said he enjoyed them too. I'm glad I doubled the recipe! I had...

Could use some blue cheese, but otherwise a good recipe

These were simple to make and fantastic!! Everyone loved them. Thanks

Very delicious! Loved them.

Had these for New Years Eve and they were gone in seconds! Wish I had made more! Excellent just the way they are!