Bacon cream cheese is every bit as yummy as it sounds — savory, cheesy, and creamy! The tender and fluffy biscuit dough wraps around a delicious cream center for an appetizer that’s rich and satisfying — and one that will disappear fast! What’s great about this recipe is that it’s pretty much made in a single bowl, so it’s easy to put together and easy to clean up.
Bacon Cream Cheese Bombs Recipe
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You may be familiar with bacon cream cheese dip. This recipe goes a step further and encloses very similar, tasty ingredients inside biscuit dough. The result is a tempting and luscious appetizer!
Since this recipe features biscuit dough, you can use your favorite brand of refrigerated biscuits. Once you open the can and separate the dough, you may want to very lightly flour your rolling pin before rolling them out for a smooth, easy roll-out.
You can substitute low-fat cream cheese for regular cream cheese in this recipe, and if you’re in the mood to experiment with a cheese other than cheddar, that’s fine too. Similar cheeses include Colby and Monterey Jack, and Pepper Jack will give you a bacon cream cheese with a flavorful kick! Whenever possible, choose either freshly grated Parmesan cheese, which you’ll find in the refrigerator section of your grocery, or better yet, buy a small block of Parmesan cheese and grate it at home. These fresh options will heighten the flavor of the bacon cream cheese.
Choosing fresh ingredients and being thoughtful about any substitutions will result in the most amazing bacon cream cheese bombs! This recipe is very easy to double (or triple!) if you’re serving a crowd, and if you’re feeling adventurous, you can make some of them using a spicier cheese for variety.
- 1 can of refrigerated biscuits
- 8 oz cream cheese softened
- 8 oz bacon cooked and crumbled
- 1/4 cup of chopped green onion
- 1/4 cup grated parmesan cheese
- 1/4 cup grated cheddar cheese
- 1 tsp garlic salt
In a medium sized mixing bowl, mix together cream cheese, bacon, green onions, garlic salt, and parmesan cheese, mix well.
Open can of biscuit dough and separate out each biscuit. Roll each biscuit out flat.
Take a spoonful of the cream cheese mixture and place it into the center of the biscuit dough.
Take edges of the biscuit dough and fold over until cheese is covered. Pinch edges to seal.
Place on a greased baking sheet and repeat until all the biscuit dough is filled. Sprinkled grated cheddar cheese on each biscuit before placing in the oven.
Bake at 350 degrees for 11-13 minutes or until golden brown.
You will definitely love the simplicity and flavor of these bacon cream cheese bombs — and everyone who eats them will smile with delight!
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