Grilled Prosciutto Wrapped Dates

This recipe for Prosciutto Wrapped Dates is so easy you could get your kids to do it. Some may call that "child labour", others may call it "being resourceful". Often referred to as 'meat candy' - okay that's how I often refer to them - these tasty little treats are sure to make even the pickiest people happy. This recipe was featured in our May 2013 Hot Line about Finger Foods

Recipe serves 4 (3 dates per person for an appetizer)  
  • 12 dried, pitted dates
  • 4 slices prosciutto
  • Maple syrup
  • Flaked sea salt or chili flakes, optional

Assembly your Ingredients.
Step 1: Get your ingredients together and cut each slice of prosciutto lengthwise into three pieces. Preheat barbecue.

Wrap each date in prosciutto

Step 2: Wrap each date with the prosciutto, and place it seam side down on a lightly oiled sheet of foil or a grill-safe griddle.

Place a sheet of foil directly on barbecue, place dates on foil.

Transfer to serving dish(es) and sprinkle with sea salt or chili flakes, if desired.
Stab with toothpick for easy eating, and place on a serving dish
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