Mushroom and Bacon Mini Pocket Pies

Mushroom and Bacon Mini Pocket Pies

Looking for hearty appetizer using Gold Medal® all-purpose flour? Then check out these savory pocket pies made using bacon and mushrooms.

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package (1 lb) bacon, cut into 1/4-inch pieces
package (8 oz) sliced mushrooms, chopped
large onion, finely chopped (1 cup)
2 2/3
cups Gold Medal® all-purpose flour
cup shredded Cheddar cheese (4 oz)
cup plus 2 tablespoons butter, cut into pieces
oz cream cheese, cut into pieces
egg yolks
tablespoons Gold Medal® all-purpose flour
egg, beaten
teaspoon sesame seeds
  1. In 12-inch skillet, cook bacon over medium heat for 4 to 6 minutes until crisp; drain on paper towels. Cook mushrooms and onion in 2 tablespoons bacon drippings over medium heat, stirring occasionally, until tender. In small bowl, combine bacon, mushrooms and onion. Set aside.
  2. Heat oven to 400°F. Spray large cookie sheet with cooking spray.
  3. In food processor with metal blade, place flour and cheese. Cover; process using quick on-and- off motions, until well mixed. Add butter; process until mixture looks like coarse crumbs. Add cream cheese and egg yolks, continue to process just until blended and dough begins to form a ball.
  4. On floured surface, knead dough 10 times. Roll dough until 1/4-inch thick. Cut into 16 rounds with floured 4- inch round cutter.
  5. Spoon about 1 tablespoon bacon mixture onto each round. Fold each in half; seal edges with fork tines. Place on cookie sheet. Brush each pocket with beaten egg; sprinkle with sesame seeds. Bake 15 to 20 minutes or until golden brown.
Makes 16 appetizers

Nutrition Information:

1 Serving (1 Appetizer)
  • Calories 340
    • (Calories from Fat 220),
  • Total Fat 25g
    • (Saturated Fat 13g,
    • Trans Fat 1/2g),
  • Cholesterol 115mg;
  • Sodium 370mg;
  • Total Carbohydrate 19g
    • (Dietary Fiber 1g,
    • Sugars 2g),
  • Protein 9g;
Percent Daily Value*:
    • 1 1/2 Starch;
    • 0 Fruit;
    • 0 Other Carbohydrate;
    • 0 Skim Milk;
    • 0 Low-Fat Milk;
    • 0 Milk;
    • 0 Vegetable;
    • 0 Very Lean Meat;
    • 0 Lean Meat;
    • 1/2 High-Fat Meat;
    • 4 Fat;
    Carbohydrate Choices:
    • 1;
    *Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.