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Bacon and Cheddar Cheese Crisps – Keto / Low Carb

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If you’re on a low carb or keto diet, you need snacks. You need crunchy snacks. And these bacon cheddar cheese crisps are the perfect substitute for crackers and chips. These are so easy to make that you’ll want to keep them around all the time. And with bacon, you won’t believe how tasty these are.

bacon cheddar cheese crisps

I did say bacon. And cheese. I’ve got your attention, right? These crisps are a great snack food and are perfect for your low carb dip.

plate of bacon cheddar cheese crisp

There’s real bacon in those chips. Remember the dog treat commercial? Bacon, bacon bacon! That’s how I feel on my low carb diet. Ok – yes, moderation is key for any eating plan.

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3 ingredient bacon cheddar cheese crisp

How to make bacon cheddar cheese chips

So this is how we bring home the bacon. It’s 2 ingredient simple. The hardest part is cooking the bacon! Really!

sugar free bacon from aldi

We love this sugar-free bacon – Appleton Farms. It’s nice and thick and cooks up nicely.

chop the bacon

It chops nicely too.

BLACK+DECKER HC306 1.5-Cup Electric Food Chopper

bacon and cheddar mixed

Mix the cheese and bacon. Yes, you can get your hands in there. I won’t even judge if you lick your fingers.

We love the silicone pan for these crisps. No need to spray and the chips pop out so easily. Easy cleanup too. We bought ours on Amazon.

OvenArt Bakeware 12-Cup European LFGB Silicone Muffin Pan

sprinkle in a silicone muffin pan

Sprinkle it lightly in a muffin pan. Don’t make it too thick or it will be too chewy. You’re pretty much laying it out just short of a single layer of bacon and cheddar cheese in the bottom. And be cautious of the thickness of the cheese. This is a thicker shred and I think works best.

baked bacon cheddar cheese crisps

If you can see a whole or two in the finished product, you’ve done it right. And watch that they don’t get too brown – but not brown enough and they are too chewy. Yes, I am suggesting you make multiple batches to test!

view of keto bacon cheddar crisp

Front view and side view.

side view of bacon cheddar crisps

And the only other thing I can show you is the empty bag I have at home because we ate them all!

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Bacon and Cheese Crisps - Keto / Low Carb

Bacon and Cheese Crisps - Keto / Low Carb

Yield: 24
Prep Time: 10 minutes
Cook Time: 9 minutes
Total Time: 19 minutes

Ingredients

  • 2 cups shredded cheddar cheese
  • 7 strips of cooked bacon

Instructions

  1. Chop the bacon in a food processor
  2. Mix the bacon and shredded cheese
  3. Sparingly drop small amounts of the mixture into a muffin pan.
  4. Bake at 350 degrees for 6-9 minutes.
  5. Let cool and then pop out.
  6. We store ours in the fridge, but you could possibly store in an airtight cookie tin if they cooked to a crisp.

Notes

We use a silicone muffin pan because it's easier to clean up and the crisps pop out so easily. Just set the silicone mold on a sheet pan to put in the oven.

We've found that the crisps cook quicker (6-7 min) in a metal pan, but some people have had issues with the crisps popping out. If you use a metal pan, you may want to spray the bottoms.


Nutrition Information
Yield 24 Serving Size 1
Amount Per Serving Calories 54Total Fat 4gSaturated Fat 2gTrans Fat 0gUnsaturated Fat 2gCholesterol 13mgSodium 118mgCarbohydrates 0gFiber 0gSugar 0gProtein 3g

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