Smoked Chorizo Goat Cheese Stuffed Dates
Recipe type: Appetizer
Cuisine: American
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Serves: 4
This recipe for smoked dates stuffed with chorizo and goat cheese (aka Buddha Bites) is the perfect appetizer to make for your next get together.
  • 6 slices smoked bacon, quartered into 4 strips
  • 24 Medjool dates
  • 3 oz goat cheese
  • 1 jalapeno
  • 4 oz Chorizo Sausage
  • Dizzy Dust BBQ Rub
  • Honey
  1. Quarter the bacon by cutting each strip in half lengthwise and then side ways
  2. De-seed the jalapeno and dice finely
  3. Cook the chorizo sausage and set aside
  4. Once the sausage cools a bit mix together with the goat cheese and diced jalapeno
  5. Pit the dates and set get ready to assemble
  6. Open a date and stuff with the goat cheese, jalapeno, sausage mixture
  7. Close it, put it on a bacon strip and roll up
  8. Season lightly with Dizzy Dust
  9. Set up your Big Green Egg for indirect cooking and get temp stable at 250
  10. Smoke the dates until the bacon is crisp, about 90 minutes
  11. As the dates come off the grill, drizzle honey on top of them
Recipe by The BBQ Buddha at