Or as my oldest daughter called them, Man Biscuits. Here is how they came to be.
I knew that I wanted to make something for the big game, SUPERBOWL. I needed some new ideas. Some great appetizer that was not only easy to make but was full of all those manly flavors. You know the ones…Cheese, Bacon, Bread. Oh, and freezable. I don’t want to spend all day Superbowl Sunday in the kitchen. I want to watch those commercials proudly.
I asked the kids what they could think of…well I got the typical responses, Bacon, Cheese, Chicken wings, pizza, and an odd request of cheesy puffs. After that conversation, I knew the direction I wanted to go in but I was still on my own. I found a recipe for some Bacon & Tomato cups. I tweaked it a bit. I put my own spin on them, and voila…Man Biscuits…Oh wait, Bacon & Cheese Bites.
I love my version because you can also use gluten free Bisquick and make these totally gluten free. I know many of you know someone or have a loved one who can’t have Gluten or Wheat. This is a great option to serve for the big game!
Bacon & Cheese Bites
- · 8 slices bacon (crispy cooked)
- · 1 tomato chopped
- · ½ onion chopped (optional)
- · ½ cup shredded cheddar cheese
- · ¼ cup mayo
- · 1 tsp oregano
- · Drop biscuit dough (I used bisquick & recipe on box)
Preheat oven to 375 degrees F.
Lightly grease a mini muffin pan.
Prepare biscuit dough according to package for drop biscuits.
Fill each hole in pan 1/3 full of biscuit dough.
In a medium bowl, crumble cooked bacon. Mix in tomato, onion, cheese, mayo and oregano.
Top each biscuit cup with 1 tsp of cheese filling.
Bake at 375 for 10 to 12 minutes or until golden brown.
Serve Warm out of the oven!
Bake these ahead and freeze in a large gallon Ziploc. Just reheat in the oven or microwave when ready to serve.
You can use a regular size muffin tin, your bites will be bigger, and they will have to bake longer.
Gluten Free– Use gluten free biscuit mix for a gluten free version.