Bacon Raspberry Cheese Bites

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Bacon raspberry cheese bites – salty, sweet, cheesy, crunchy, and loaded with flavor perfect to start any meal or party!

These easy bacon and cheese bites are simple, delicious, and loaded with flavor.

Just like our easy bacon cheddar cheese dip, our brown sugar bacon wrapped scallops, Easy Bang Bang Shrimp Recipe, our Sweet and Spicy Guinness Snack Mix Recipe, and our Bacon Wrapped Cheddar and Garlic Jalapeno Poppers – these easy cheese bites are a great way to start off any dinner or dinner party!

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How To Get Perfect Crunchy Bacon

To get perfect crunchy bacon, there are two methods – use pan fried bacon that you let cool, and then crumble – or cut it and pan fry bits to crunchy.

To cut bacon bits, I like to cut it with kitchen scissors when still cold, then pan fry until brown and crispy.

Bacon is easier to cut when cold – and we find it crisps up more evenly to cut before cooking instead of crumbling after cooking whole slices of bacon.

Let bacon rest on paper towels to drain off excess grease before adding to cheese dip – letting the grease drain off will help your bacon get extra crunchy and perfect for this cheesy dip!

To Make These Easy Appetizers You’ll Need

We designed these easy cheesy bacon and cheese bites to use only a few ingredients that are widely available and easy to find.

  • 1.9 ounce package phyllo cups
  • 8 ounces brie or camembert cheese
  • raspberry preserves
  • 4 slices cooked bacon, finely chopped

Other Preserves You Can Use

We love this easy appetizer with raspberry preserves, but you can use any tart and sweet preserves you like!

We prefer using preserves over jams or jellies, because we like the slightly more tart, chunky fruit style and less sweet jellies that are thin.

We’re sharing our favorites below:

  • Tart cherry preserves
  • Lingonberry jam
  • Bueberry preserves

Other Delicious Appetizers You’ll Love

If you love these easy bacon raspberry cheese bites, you’ll love our other deliciously easy appetizers.

Be sure to check out our Easy Spinach and Artichoke Dip Recipe, Cheesy Pepperoni Pizza Dip, Pimento Cheese Dip, Easy Buttery Soft Dinner Rolls Recipe, Blistered Shishito Peppers, or our Easy Greek Tzatziki Recipe

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You can find more of our appetizers in our complete Appetizer Recipe Index.

Recipe FAQ’s

Can prep these before a party?

These cheese bites are perfect to prep ahead of a party, because you can assemble them and wrap them in plastic wrap and store in the refrigerator until ready to bake.
They can store for up to two days in the fridge before serving.

When are bacon cheese bites done?

You’ll know bacon cheese bites are done when the dough has lightly browned and cheese is melted and bubbly.

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Easy Bacon Raspberry Cheese Bites

Delicious super simple phyllo cups packed with creamy brie, sharp raspberry and salty bacon.
Course Appetizers
Cuisine American
Keyword appetizers, bacon cheese bites
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 7 minutes
Total Time 17 minutes
Servings 15
Calories 107kcal
Author Courtney O’Dell

Ingredients

  • 1.9 ounce package phyllo cups
  • 8 ounces brie or camembert cheese
  • ? cup raspberry preserves
  • 4 slices cooked bacon finely chopped

Instructions

  • Preheat the oven to 325 degrees F.
  • Remove the cups from the package and arrange them on a small baking sheet.
  • Remove the rind of the cheese and divide into 15 even pieces and place one in each of the cups.
  • Add 1 teaspoon of raspberry preserves to each of the cups.
  • Top each cup with crumbled bacon and bake for 5 to 7 minutes until the cheese has melted.
  • Enjoy warm or at room temperature.

Notes

  • Phyllo cups are found in the freezer section near the phyllo dough. You can bake from frozen, they are very thin so no need to thaw before using.
  • Brie is a more crowd-pleasing cheese option since camembert can have a fairly rustic and acquired flavor.

Nutrition

Serving: 1g | Calories: 107kcal | Carbohydrates: 6g | Protein: 5g | Fat: 7g | Saturated Fat: 4g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 3g | Cholesterol: 23mg | Sodium: 185mg | Sugar: 3g

About Courtney

Courtney loves to share great wine, good food, and loves to explore far flung places- all while masting an everyday elegant and easy style at lifestyle blog Sweet C’s Designs. Sweet C's devoted to finding the best food and drinks you'll want to make or find, around the world!

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