Bacon-Wrapped Peaches with Blue Cheese and Balsamic-Honey Glaze Recipe

Bacon-Wrapped Peaches with Blue Cheese and Balsamic-Honey Glaze Recipe

Ingredients

Peaches:
12 slices of thinly-sliced bacon
4 ounces firm blue cheese
2 teaspoons thyme leaves
4 medium peaches, cut into in half and cut into eight
1/2-inch wedgesToothpicks (soaked in water to prevent burning in the oven)

Balsamic Glaze:
1/3 cup aged balsamic
2 Tablespoons honey

Methods/Steps

Preheat oven to 350ºF.

Bacon: Lay the cut bacon on a cooling rack over a sheet pan. Transfer to the oven and partially cook the bacon (only 6-8 minutes). Cool and cut bacon into 2 1/2 inch pieces to wrap around fruit. (Or you can cook bacon on an outdoor grill).

Blue Cheese: Cut the cheese into 24 small wedges. Put a piece of bacon on the work surface and place a peach on top. Then put a wedge of blue cheese and a few thyme leaves on the peach wedge. Wrap with the partially cooked bacon around the peach and fasten with a toothpick. 

Broil: Place on a baking pan and broil on one side until the bacon starts to brown (about 2-3 minutes). Turn and finish cooking until the bacon is crisp (another 2-3 minutes). If left too long under the broiler, the cheese will melt and ooze out. Or you can cook these on a outdoor grill on low heat. Transfer to a platter.

Balsamic Glaze: Combine balsamic and honey in a sauté pan and simmer/reduce for 2 minutes. Drizzle or brush over plattered peaches. 

Recipe created by Parties That Cook®

Serves/Makes

Makes 24 pieces

 

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