Sweet & Cheesy Bacon Tots

Today is International Bacon Day!

Or at least, one of them, anyway.

To celebrate both bacon day & the start of college football this weekend, I’m making these delicious sweet & cheesy bacon tots.

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I first made these for New Year’s Eve last year & they were such a hit!

Just a little prep & 25 minutes later you’ll be in sweet, crunchy heaven! There’s just something about the combination of brown sugar & bacon that’s hard not to love. Then this recipe adds 2 of my other favorite things – cheese & potatoes.

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YUM.

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I better not make these until our friends come over, otherwise there will be none left for them!

Sweet & Cheesy Bacon Tots

Adapted from Damn Delicious 
  • 2 cups frozen tater tots, room temperature
  • 1 oz sharp cheddar cheese, cut into 1/4-inch squares
  • 4 slices bacon, cut in 4
  • 1/4 cup brown sugar
  1. Preheat oven to 400 F. Line a baking sheet with parchment paper & set aside.
  2. Lay one tater tot on its side & top with a cheese square. Wrap in a piece of bacon.Repeat with all tater tots. Roll each tater tot in the brown sugar, pressing to coat.
  3. Place tater tots seam side down onto the parchment paper. Sprinkle more brown sugar if necessary. Bake in oven for 20-25 minutes. Serve immediately.

Want more bacon-containing recipes to celebrate today?

Bacon Waffle Sandwich

Shrimp & Cheese Grits with Bacon

Bacon Grilled Cheese Sandwich

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3 thoughts on “Sweet & Cheesy Bacon Tots

  1. EatingWellNYC / The Mew Life September 4, 2016 at 10:15 PM Reply

    Cravings time..

    Liked by 1 person

  2. Everyday Living September 11, 2016 at 6:30 AM Reply

    You had me at bacon…sounds delicious! Pam @ Everyday Living

    Liked by 1 person

  3. Gina December 30, 2016 at 4:07 PM Reply

    Reblogged this on Mrs. Dessert Monster and commented:

    Today is the OTHER International Bacon Day! I’m enjoying some bacon & eggs with my hubby, but check out some more bacon recipes below!

    Like

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