To prepare this recipe as seen on "Mad Hungry with Lucinda Scala Quinn," press pistachio nuts into the dates, and wrap strips of apricot around dates before wrapping with bacon.
- Pitted dates
- Whole blanched almonds
- Bacon strips, cut into thirds
- Heat broiler. Stuff pitted dates with whole blanched almonds. Cut bacon strips into thirds; wrap each bacon piece around a date. Place bacon-wrapped dates, seam side down, on a baking sheet. Broil until bacon is crisp, turning once, 6 to 10 minutes. Drain on paper towels; serve warm.