1. Buy Medjool dates, remove the pits.
2. Stuff each date with a square–or stick–of real Parmesan (1- by 1/4 inch)
3. Wrap each date with 1/3 a piece of bacon and secure with a toothpick.
4. Bake in a preheated oven at 450 degrees for 5 minutes, then turn with tongs and bake 5 to 6 minutes more (until the bacon is crispy).
5. Serve to your very happy guests.
[Based on this recipe.]