Bacon Roll-ups Recipe

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Bacon Roll-ups

Maria Giles

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@mjgiles

This is a family favorite of ours for Thanksgiving morning and Christmas morning. So easy and they can be made ahead of time, frozen, and cooked right out of the freezer.


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Serves:

10-15

Prep:

30 Min

Cook:

20 Min

Ingredients

2 pkg
bacon- lean
1 pkg
cream cheese (low-fat or regular)
1
loaf of white bread (i use white wheat)
1 box
toothpicks (not colored)

Directions Step-By-Step

1
Partially cook bacon to remove most of the fat & grease. I do it in the microwave for about 2 to 2 1/2 minutes. Bacon should still be soft & translucent.
2
Remove crust from the bread. I use an electric knife, which makes the job a lot easier and faster. After the crust is removed cut the bread in half length-wise.
3
Lay one piece of bacon flat, place a piece of bread on the bacon (length-wise) from the bottom leaving about an inch of bacon showing, smear bread with heaping spoonful of cream cheese.
4
Fold the one inch of bacon over the bread and begin to roll it up until all of the bacon is wrapped around the bread. Spear it with a toothpick to hold.
5
You can freeze them at this point for up to 3 months.

Pre-heat oven to 350 degrees. If you are cooking them fresh they will take approximately 15-20 minutes or until bacon is cooked to your taste and bread is crusty. If frozen, they will take approximately 20-25 minutes.

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