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Naked Bacon Wrapped Dates (Whole30, Paleo)

Naked Bacon Wrapped Dates (Whole30, Paleo)

Today our friend Dominique Mackins, Cardiac Nurse and Whole30 Certified Coach, is sharing her awesome recipe for Naked Bacon Wrapped Dates!

Bacon wrapped dates are the easiest and best ever Whole30 compliant appetizer. Simply wrap the dates in our sugar-free bacon, secure with a toothpick and bake until crispy! And because it’s made with Naked Bacon, this recipe is completely natural and suitable if you’re following a Paleo, Whole30, Weight Watchers, or other healthy eating plan.

This is a super simple recipe, of course, but there are a few PRO-TIPS to making perfect bacon wrapped dates. So keep reading!


8 oz. Original Naked Bacon or No Sugar Added Naked Bacon
~20 Medjool Dates


  1. Preheat your oven to 400 F.

  2. Line a baking sheet with aluminum foil for easy cleanup

  3. Cut each piece of Naked Bacon in thirds

  4. Wrap each date with a piece of bacon, then secure it with a toothpick.

  5. Bake for 15-18 minutes, depending on how crispy you like it. Keep a close eye on it toward the end of cook time.

Bacon wrapped dates are the original salty and sweet treat! And one of the really nice things about this recipe is that you can prepare it in advance! Get your dates wrapped in bacon, then cover and keep in the fridge until just before you’re ready to serve them. Trust us, your guests will walk into your home, immediately smell the sizzling bacon and sweet dates cooking, and never want to leave! Maybe that’s not such a good thing, though?

Dominique Mackins

is a Cardiac Nurse, a Whole30 Certified Coach, and mom living in Charleston, SC. She shares about parenting, healthy living, exercise and cooking on her blog Charleston Fit Foodie and her Instagram page. Be sure to connect with her for more!