Pimento cheese + bacon + tomatoes.

Remember those cranberry + brie bites from Thanksgiving?

Meet a new creation straight from my brain -

pimento cheese + bacon + tomato bites.

Delicious and so easy.

This recipe was very throughly thought out - weeks in advance - and by that I mean, I cooked it up on the spot today in Publix 30 minutes before I was supposed to be at my family Christmas Eve gathering.

Here is what you need:

frozen puff pastry

pimento cheese

REAL bacon bits

fresh Roma tomatoes

a muffin tin and some cooking spray

(If you are like me, cooking also requires a beverage - so don't forget that as well.)

 

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Start by allowing your puff pastry to thaw. This is MUCH easier when the pastry is nice and doughy.

Cut your pastry into three inch squares.

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Wash and chop your tomatoes.

If you are wondering about portions - stop it right now.

I just threw everything in a bowl together. The more tomato and bacon that you add to the pimento cheese the more flavorful these bites will be.

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Mix everything in a blow.

Line your muffin tin with the puff pastry dough.

I suggest you grease the pan.

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Fill your cups with the cheese mixture.

Avoid overloading them. Just a dollop will do.

Pop these babies in the oven at 375 for about 10 minutes or until the corners of your pastry are lightly brown.

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Serve these to your friends and prepare for compliments!

Until we eat again - Jodi

"The Fashionable Foodie"

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