These Air Fryer prosciutto-wrapped dates take no time to prepare in the air fryer and are a delicious sweet-salty mix. Perfect for any occasion.
If you’re entertaining, it’s always good to have a few bite-sized appetizers that are easy to make to get things started. With that in mind, these Air fryer Prosciutto-Wrapped Dates can be made well before the party starts and heated for a minute in the air fryer just before serving.
When it comes to hosting a party, the hardest part is planning a menu. You can prepare, even if your time is limited.
The key to keeping your cool is to do as much as you can ahead of time. This means choosing an easy, make-ahead holiday appetizers.
Prosciutto-wrapped dates are the appetizer your party guests didn’t know they needed and one you’ll make during special occasions all year round.
These air fryer dates are delicious and simple pairing and will leave your family and friends wanting more. Enjoy this sweet and salty appetizer with prosciutto, especially during this holiday season.
In this blog post, you will learn how to make the perfect combo of sweet, salty, and creamy that won’t last long air fryer dates, what kind of dates to use, and what type of cheese you can use to stuff the dates.
What kind of dates to use?
There are so many dates worldwide, but you can find only two kinds in the grocery store; Deglet Noor dates and Medjool dates.
Between these two kinds, the best for eating with hand or adding to smoothies is Medjool.
Deglet Noor dates are great for cooking and baking, and it is commonly used to make date sugar.
How to make Air fryer Prosciutto wrapped dates?
These air fryer dates are delicious and simple pairing easy to make will leave your friends and family wanting more.
Please scroll down to the recipe card for detailed instructions, and don’t forget to print it. Here are the necessary steps:
STEP 1. Opening the dates: Gently open the pitted dates, set aside.
STEP 2. Stuffing the dates: Trim most of the rind from Brie. Stuffed Brie into each date half. Sliced prosciutto into strips.
STEP 3. Wrapping and air frying the dates: Wrap each date with a strip of prosciutto and place in the air fryer basket. Air fry at 400F for 3 minutes or until prosciutto is crisp and golden brown.
STEP 4. Serving. Let stand for 5 minutes before serving. Drizzle with honey and serve.
WHAT CHEESE IS BEST TO STUFF DATES?
I used Brie cheese, which is lovely and pairs wonderfully with the date and prosciutto. You can try other kinds of cheese, like goat cheese, feta cheddar, blue cheese, or even ricotta cheese.
· Drizzle with Honey; it makes a great difference.
· Add a toothpick into each date for ease for the guests.
· You got dates with pits. With a small serrated or paring knife, slice ¼″–⅛″ down lengthwise into the date. You should hit the pit. Pull open the date and remove it.
· Store leftovers in the fridge and reheat in the air fryer for a minute or so.
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- 10 oz Medjool Dates, pitted
- 6 oz. Brie (cheese)
- 3 oz. Sliced prosciutto
- Honey to drizzle, optional.
- Gently open the pitted dates, set aside.
- Trim most of the rind from Brie. Stuffed Brie into each date half. Sliced prosciutto into strips.
- Wrap each date with a strip of prosciutto and place it in the air fryer basket. Air fry at 400F for 3 minutes or until prosciutto is crisp and golden brown.
- Let stand for 5 minutes before serving. Drizzle with honey and serve.
Nutrition Information:Yield: 12 Serving Size: 1
Amount Per Serving: Calories: 123Total Fat: 5gSaturated Fat: 3gTrans Fat: 0gUnsaturated Fat: 2gCholesterol: 19mgSodium: 231mgCarbohydrates: 16gFiber: 2gSugar: 15gProtein: 5g
Please keep in mind that the nutritional information is calculated using a nutrition facts calculator. It is a rough estimate and can vary significantly based on products used. When the recipe list salt to taste the amount of salt is not calculated, only the sodium in the other ingredients is calculated.