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Claudia’s & June’s Peanut Butter Stuffed Dates

Note: I mentioned these treats in an earlier post and I felt I could not mention them without giving the recipe.

While I am sure that my mother was not the inventor of this dish—wife Jan insisted that her mother’s name be added to the title—it was a common holiday treat in our house growing up.  Sweet Medjool dates stuffed with crunchy peanut butter and dusted with powdered sugar says “Christmas” in my house. These are easy to make, but they do not last long—even when there are no children around.

Claudia’s & June’s Peanut Butter Stuffed Dates

Claudia’s & June’s Peanut Butter Stuffed Dates

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Karl’s Bacon Wrapped Medjool Dates Stuffed with Chorizo

Adapted from a Food and Wine recipe

Daughter Miriam asked for Spanish tri-tip for her birthday dinner. Looking for side dishes to go with it I found a tapas to use as a started. Dates stuffed with mild chorizo and wrapped with smoky bacon, what was not to love?

Karl’s Bacon Wrapped Medjool Dates Stuffed with Chorizo

Karl’s Bacon Wrapped Medjool Dates Stuffed with Chorizo

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