Stuffed Dates with Prosciutto
A Kitchen Muse: 
Recipe type: appetizer
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Serves: 4-6
 
Easy to make! Beautiful presentation and a wonderful compliment of the salty with the sweet!
Ingredients
  • ¼ cup goat cheese, room temperature
  • ¼ cup mascarpone cheese, room temperature
  • ¼ cup finely chopped fresh basil leaves
  • Kosher salt and freshly ground black pepper
  • 16 Medjool dates (12 ounces), pitted
  • 8 thin slices prosciutto, halved lengthwise
  • Read more at: http://www.foodnetwork.com/recipes/giada-de-laurentiis/cheese-stuffed-dates-with-prosciutto-recipe/index.html?oc=linkback
Instructions
  1. In a small bowl, mix together the cheeses and basil.
  2. Season with salt and pepper, to taste.
  3. Pitt the dates and gently pull apart and stuff with about ½ teaspoon of the cheese mixture.
  4. Close the dates around the filling.
  5. Wrap a piece of prosciutto around each date and secure with a toothpick
Recipe by A Muse in My Kitchen at http://amuseinmykitchen.com/2014/01/09/stuffed-dates-with-prosciutto/