Bacon-Cheddar Whoopie Bites Recipe

Looking for an easy Bacon-Cheddar Whoopie Bites recipe? Learn how to make Bacon-Cheddar Whoopie Bites using healthy ingredients.


Submitted by rodzillareviews

Makes 48 servings



http://www.cakespy.com/blog/2012/2/26/pillsbury-bake-off-countdown-bacon-cheddar-whoopie-bites.html

Recipe Ingredients for Bacon-Cheddar Whoopie Bites

1/2 cup ricotta cheese (4 oz), room temperature
4 oz (half of 8-oz package) cream cheese, room temperature
2 tablespoons milk
2 teaspoons grated lemon peel
2 cups All Purpose Flour
2 teaspoons baking powder
1/2 teaspoon Crushed Red Pepper
3/4 cup Salted Butter
8 oz sharp Cheddar cheese
1/2 cup chopped Pecans
45 g Jimmy Dean Center Piece Thick Single Slice Bacon

Recipe Directions for Bacon-Cheddar Whoopie Bites

  1. Heat oven to 400°F. Spray large cookie sheets with CriscoŽ Original No-Stick Cooking Spray or line with cooking parchment paper. To make filling, in medium bowl, beat ricotta cheese and cream cheese with electric mixer on low speed until blended. Add milk; beat on medium speed 3 minutes until light and fluffy. Stir in lemon peel. Cover; refrigerate.

  2. In food processor, add flour, baking powder and red pepper. Cover; process until well blended. Add butter; cover and process until mixture resembles coarse crumbs. Add Cheddar cheese, pecans and bacon. Cover; process with on-and-off pulses until mixture is consistency of fine crumbs. With food processor running, gradually add enough water through feed tube and process just until dough pulls away from side of bowl and forms a ball.

  3. Shape dough into 48 (1 1/4?inch) balls; place 2 inches apart on cookie sheets. Using fingers, press each ball into 2-inch round.

  4. Bake 8 to 12 minutes or until edges are golden brown. Cool 2 minutes; remove from cookie sheets to cooling racks. Cool completely, about 10 minutes.

  5. Spread or pipe about 1 tablespoon filling on bottom of each of 24 rounds. Top with remaining rounds, bottom sides down. Store covered in refrigerator.

Categories

Snacks

Nutrition Facts
Serving Size 21.5g
Amount Per Serving
Calories
89
Calories from Fat
61
% Daily Value*
Total Fat
6.8g
10%
Saturated Fat
3.7g
18%
Trans Fat
0.0g
Cholesterol
17mg
6%
Sodium
78mg
3%
Potassium
44mg
1%
Total Carbohydrates
4.6g
2%
Dietary Fiber
0.3g
1%
Sugars
0.1g
Protein
2.6g
Vitamin A 4% Vitamin C 0%
Calcium 6% Iron 2%
* Based on a 2000 calorie diet

Nutritional details are an estimate and should only be used as a guide for approximation.
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Health Information

Nutrition Grade
96% confidence
C
  Good points
  • Very low in sugar
  •   Bad points
  • Very high in saturated fat
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