USA: Tomato Bacon Cups


30 pieces

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About this Recipe

By: Bill Campbell (via Literacy Pittsburgh

Featuring crisp bacon and flaky biscuit dough, these Tomato Bacon Cups are easy to prepare and perfect to serve as appetizers!

Bill is a volunteer with Literacy Pittsburgh, and this recipe was submitted via their cooking program!

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  • 8 slices bacon, crisply cooked and crumbled
  • 1 medium tomato, seeded and coarsely chopped
  • 1/2 small onion, coarsely chopped
  • 3 ounces (3/4 cup) Swiss cheese, grated
  • 1/2 cup mayonnaise
  • 1 teaspoon basil
  • Flour
  • 1 (1o ounce) can refrigerated flaky biscuits

NOTE: Biscuits must say “flaky” on the can and be a normal size, not “giant” or “texas style”. Pillsbury biscuits in the tube can work well for this recipe. 

Add spice to this dish by adding either 2 teaspoons chopped green pepper or 2 teaspoons chopped green chillies! 

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Step 1
Preheat oven to 375 degrees F.
Step 2

Mix bacon, tomato, onioin, cheese, mayonnaise, adn basil in a large bowl. Set aside. 

Step 3
Spray mini-muffin pans with non-stick spray.
    Step 4
    Divide each of the 10 biscuits into 3 slices. They should peel apart easily. 
    Step 5
    Dip each side of the biscuit dough into flour and shake of excess. Pat dough into pans. Fill each cup with a spoonful of filling. 
    Step 6
    Bake for 15 minutes or until brown and bubbly. Serve hot!