24 large pitted dates
12 slices bacon, halved crosswise
1/3 c. crumbled blue cheese

Preheat oven to 400 degrees. Place 24 toothpicks in a small bowl filled with water and soak 15 minutes. Line baking sheet with parchment paper. Halve dates lengthwise careful not to cut all the way through. Place a small amount of cheese in the center of each. Wrap with bacon and secure with a toothpick. Place on the prepared sheet and bake in the oven for 20-25 minutes til bacon is done.