Bacon and Cream Cheese Pesto Bites
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Recipe type: Appetizer
Serves: 15 pesto bites
  • ½ brick ( or 4 oz) cream cheese, softened
  • ½ cup pesto (see recipe in post if making your own)
  • 5-6 slices bacon, cooked and chopped
  • 1 tbs sugar
  • 1 15 count package of frozen pre-made filo cups (You can also make your own)
  • Fresh basil for garnish (optional)
  1. Preheat oven to 350 F
  2. Cook bacon slices according to package. You want the bacon to be soft and not crisp.
  3. Dice bacon with a knife (I used herb sheers. Reserve some bacon for garnish.
  4. In a large bowl, combine cream cheese, sugar, pesto and bacon. Mix well.
  5. Fill each filo cup with mixture and place on baking sheet.
  6. Cook for 10 minutes or until mixture is hot and filo cups are crisp.
  7. Garnish with additional bacon and basil if desired.
  8. Enjoy!
You can easily double this recipe to feed a larger crowd
Recipe by Southern Made Simple at