Oven Baked Bacon Cheese Bites


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These oven baked bacon cheese bites are so amazingly delicious! They make a great appetizer or snack!

These oven baked bacon cheese bites could quite possibly be one of the yummiest things ever!  I mean EVER! It is a delicious and simple appetizer or snack.. and I literally could’ve eaten the whole entire pan myself!  I am not kidding you!

Raw bacon would take way too long to cook for this recipe so I used pre cooked bacon.  If you have raw bacon that you’d like to use, pre-cook it most of the way in the microwave before preparing this.

REPIN OVEN BAKED BACON CHEESE BITES

Things you’ll need for this recipe:

* Toothpicks * Bacon * Cheese *

BACON CHEESE BITES

Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 10 minutes
Total Time 20 minutes
Servings 16 BACON CHEESE BITES
Author Holly Nilsson
Course Appetizer
Cuisine American
These oven baked bacon cheese bites could quite possibly be one of the yummiest things ever! 

Ingredients

  • 1 can Crescent rolls
  • 8 1" cubes fresh Mozzarella cheese
  • 6 slices pre-cooked bacon or regular bacon mostly cooked in the microwave

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Instructions

  1. Unroll the crescents and cut each triangle into 2 pieces. Wrap each triangle around a piece of cheese. Pinch all of the seams closed very well and gently roll the dough to create a round shape.
  2. Cut the slices of bacon to just fit around the dough and secure with a toothpick. I used the “scraps” of bacon to wrap around the last few. You can use full pieces if you prefer.
  3. Place on a parchment paper lined pan. Bake 15 minutes or until dough is browned. You can expect some bits of cheese to leak out.
Nutrition Information
Calories: 104, Fat: 7g, Saturated Fat: 3g, Cholesterol: 11mg, Sodium: 208mg, Potassium: 21mg, Carbohydrates: 5g, Sugar: 1g, Protein: 3g, Vitamin A: 1%, Calcium: 3.6%, Iron: 1.3%

(Nutrition information provided is an estimate and will vary based on cooking methods and brands of ingredients used.)

Keyword bacon cheese bombs, crescent roll

These were inspired by Oh Bite It’s Cheesy Bacon Bombs… wow!  Heavenly… but I wanted to come up with a baked version!

Other recipes you might love:

* Crab Rangoon Crescents * Popper Crescents * Cheeseburger Bombs *

 

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