Easy to make ahead of time and bake off at the last minute, make extra they go fast!
Preheat the oven to 350° and line a baking sheet with parchment paper.
Mix the maple syrup and salt together, add the walnuts and stir until coated.
Spread the nuts on the baking sheet and bake for 12 - 15 minutes or until the glaze is bubbly and coats the walnuts well. Remove from oven and let cool.
Turn the oven up to 425° and line a baking sheet with a new piece of parchment paper.
Slice dates lengthwise and remove pits.
Scoop a small amount of Boursin cheese with a spoon and fill the date with the cheese, press a glazed nut into the cheese.
Wrap dates with a slice of bacon, and secure with a toothpick to hold bacon onto date. Place the dates on the parchment on their side and bake for about 7-8 minutes or until browned on the bottom and turn to the other side continue to cook for another 7-8 minutes or until the bacon is cooked and a little crispy, and the cheese is slightly melted.
Let cool and serve warm or at room temperature.