Bacon Squeaker Bites

Appetizers

The joy of squeaky cheese is magnified when combined with bacon and flaky pastry. This recipe doubles easily and be sure to try out the variations using our other tasty Black River Cheese Curd flavours.

  • Total Preparation Time: 25 mins

24 bites

Rating: 3 Stars
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Ingredients

1 1 Pre-rolled puff pastry
8 slices 8 slices Bacon, cooked, chopped
2 tbsp 30 mL maple syrup
1 tbsp 15 mL Dijon Mustard
1 pkg 200 g BLACK RIVER - Cheddar Cheese Curd
1 1 Green Onions, finely chopped
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Instructions:

  1. Preheat oven to 400°F (200°C). Lay out puff pastry sheet on a large cutting board. Cut pastry into 25 equal squares. Press into a 24-cup mini muffin pan (discard the leftover square).
  2. Toss bacon with maple syrup and Dijon mustard. Divide between squares. Divide cheese curds between cups (breaking up as needed to fit).
  3. Bake for 15 minutes or until golden. Cool for 5 minutes. Use a thin knife to remove from pan. Garnish with green onion and serve warm.

Tips:

  • Squeaker Bites can be baked, transferred to an airtight container and frozen for up to 1 week. Rewarm, on a baking sheet, for 5 minutes in a 400°F (200°C) oven.

Variations:

  • Caprese Squeaker Bites: Fill pastry cups with Garlic Cheddar Cheese Curds and top with a halved grape tomato. Garnish with chopped fresh basil to serve.
  • Double Jalapeno Squeaker Bites: Fill pastry cups with Jalapeno Cheese Curds and top each with a pickled jalapeno slice. Garnish with a small dollop of GAY LEA Sour Cream to serve.
  • Peppery Chorizo Squeaker Bites: Fill pastry cups with Garlic and Pepper Curds, a slice of chorizo and a slice or two of green olive.

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Ingredients

1 1 Pre-rolled puff pastry
8 slices 8 slices Bacon, cooked, chopped
2 tbsp 30 mL maple syrup
1 tbsp 15 mL Dijon Mustard
1 pkg 200 g BLACK RIVER - Cheddar Cheese Curd
1 1 Green Onions, finely chopped
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