British APPETIZER: STUFFED PRUNES WITH BACON
Stuffed prunes, wrapped in bacon and broiled.
24 dried pitted prunes
24 walnut halves
1/2 cup ruby port
1/4 cup water
12 slices bacon
Stuff each prune with walnut halves. Mix port and water and pour over prunes. Let stand until prunes are plump, about 2 hours. Cut bacon slices into halves. Wrap bacon around prunes and secure with wooden picks. Arrange on rack in broiler pan. Broil with tops about 4 inches from heat, turning once, until bacon is crisp, 10 to 12 minutes.Makes 24 stuffed prunes.