cup crumbled blue cheese
Cut each bacon strip into thirds. In a large skillet, cook bacon in batches over medium heat until partially cooked but not crisp. remove to paper towel to drain; keep warm. Carefully cut a slit in the centre of each date; fill with blue cheese. Wrap a bacon piece around each stuffed date; secure with wooden toothpicks. Place on ungreased baking sheets. Bake at 375 for 10-12 minutes or until bacon is crisp.