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
Grilled Prosciutto Wrapped Dates
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
Step 1: Get your ingredients together and cut each slice of prosciutto lengthwise into three pieces. Preheat barbecue.
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.
Transfer to serving dish(es) and sprinkle with sea salt or chili flakes, if desired.