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Goat Cheese-stuffed Dates with Duck Prosciutto



Goat Cheese-stuffed Dates with Duck Prosciutto
Creamy, tangy goat cheese is a perfect for the sweetness of dried dates & wildflower honey. Add the intense savory flavor of rich duck prosciutto and nutty pecans and you've got the ideal appetizer for any occasion. Open a bottle of sparkling wine when you pass these delicious morsels at your next party and watch your guests' eyes light up!
Ingredients:

3 oz goat cheese, softened
Pinch of salt
1/4 cup toasted pecans, coarsely chopped
3 Tbsp honey, divided
16 pitted dates

Directions:

 

In a small bowl, cream together goat cheese and salt. Fold in half of the chopped pecans and 1 tablespoon of the honey.

 

Slice an opening in one side of the pitted dates.

 

Using a spoon or a pastry bag, fill each date with the goat cheese/pecan mixture. Top with a slice of duck proscuitto and drizzle with a little of the honey. Sprinkle with the reserved chopped pecans. Serve immediately or refrigerate until later.