Wrap up Labor Day weekend with bundles of sweet and savory treats in the form of Villa Azur’s prosciutto-wrapped Roasted Dates.
The easy to make dish combines dry dates, prosciutto, manchego cheese and honey to create irresistible flavors sure to make any host shine at home.

Picture provided by Heidi Malaret, TARA, Ink.

For 4 people

36 pitted dry dates
12 slices of Bayonne Prosciutto
Manchego cheese: 4oz
Honey: ½ tbl spoon
Heavy cream: 1 cup

Melt half the Manchego cheese with the cream in a saucepan, salt and pepper, boil and then mix everything together in a blender.
Put aside in a cooler
Stuff the dates with Manchego cheese: 2gr per date
Wrap the dates 3 by 3 with one slice of Bayonne prosciutto

Bake the dates in an oven at (400F) for 4 minutes, then top the dates with honey and re-bake for 1 minute.

Plate and serve with the dressing on the side

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