Spicy Three-Cheese Bacon Bites

Spicy Three-Cheese Bacon Bites

Perfect for a cocktail party, this cheesy appetizer is a quick and easy way to serve a crowd.

Prep Time

20

Minutes

Total Time

35

Minutes

Makes

12

servings

1
loaf (18 inch) baguette French bread, cut into 36 (1/2-inch) slices
1
tablespoon olive oil
1
cup crumbled crisply cooked bacon
1
cup shredded deli rotisserie chicken
1
cup shredded mozzarella cheese (4 oz)
1
cup shredded pepper Jack cheese (4 oz)
1/2
cup chopped red bell pepper
1
package (8 oz) cream cheese, softened
2
to 3 chipotle chiles in adobo sauce (from 7-oz can), finely chopped
3
tablespoons finely chopped chives
  1. Heat oven to 400°F. Line cookie sheet with cooking parchment paper. Place bread slices with sides touching in single layer on parchment paper. Brush with oil.
  2. Bake 5 to 7 minutes or until bread is toasted. Meanwhile, in medium bowl, stir together remaining ingredients except 1 tablespoon of the chives.
  3. Spoon mixture on toasted bread slices; sprinkle with remaining 1 tablespoon chives.
  4. Bake 10 to 12 minutes or until cheese is melted and golden brown. Cool 5 minutes. Slide parchment and bread onto wooden cutting board or serving platter so guests can pull them apart. Serve warm.
Makes 12 servings (3 slices each)
Make the Most of This Recipe With Tips From The Betty Crocker® Kitchens
Save the leftover chipotle chiles by spooning them into a resealable freezer plastic bag. Store them in the freezer for up to 3 months.
Bake this appetizer in an ovenproof baking dish or platter to quickly go from oven to table.

Nutrition Information:

1 Serving (1 Serving)
  • Calories 270
    • (Calories from Fat 150),
  • Total Fat 17g
    • (Saturated Fat 8g,
    • Trans Fat 0g),
  • Cholesterol 50mg;
  • Sodium 550mg;
  • Total Carbohydrate 16g
    • (Dietary Fiber 1g,
    • Sugars 2g),
  • Protein 14g;
Percent Daily Value*:
    Exchanges:
    • 0 Starch;
    • 0 Fruit;
    • 1 Other Carbohydrate;
    • 0 Skim Milk;
    • 0 Low-Fat Milk;
    • 0 Milk;
    • 0 Vegetable;
    • 1 Very Lean Meat;
    • 0 Lean Meat;
    • 1/2 High-Fat Meat;
    • 2 Fat;
    Carbohydrate Choices:
    • 1;
    *Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.