The name definitely lives up to its hype. Excellent Can you use sweet potato tater tot for this recipe? My daughter in law made just plain bacon and tots for years and now I make them for the grandchildren and husband. Awesome recipe! Thanks! They're so popular, you better Great recipe idea, any recommendations what to do with the cheese? I highly recommend using an in-oven thermometer – it’s a life-saver! Then I wrapped in bacon, rolled around in brown sugar, inserted a toothpick, and baked on a cookie sheet, seam-side down. 1. Rating… Thank you. Come join me in my culinary adventures where we'll be using simple, fresh ingredients and transforming them into sophisticated and elegant meals for the everyday home cook. Disclaimer: By clicking on the "Yes, I want in" button above you are giving me your consent to collect and use your information according to the law and My, White Chicken Chili (Low Calorie Recipe!). If you want to vary the recipe then do it, if it fails, that’s on you and no one else. Help I wanna make these for a Halloween party, can u make them ahead like 6 hrs. I made a couple slight changes to the recipe. that was soooo worth the effort, delisiouso, Will be doing that for football games and camping Shannon, please feel free to reduce cooking time as needed until the desired consistency/texture is reached. And these tater tots may even have some epic powers because after eating about 20 of these, my flu magically went away. If you are using cubes of cheese just squeeze them into the side of the room temperature tater tot. Thanks for adding these to our recipes. I tried this and nothing crisped because it was so greasy. Yes, tater tots can be fragile, but only if they’ve been sitting out at room temperature for a very long time. Tried several batches and got 1 batch that kinda worked. 1 ounce of cheese is a small amount, so I’m guessing a slice. How much cheese did you use? Thanks for getting to it first. I thought i invented this munchie, we even decided to name them PHAT ANGIES. As always, please use your best judgment regarding substitutions and modifications. before there served. My daughter loves cheese, and loves tater tots even more, but has been veg since 2001. I made these a couple of weeks ago for my boyfriend who of course loves both bacon and cheese..A LOT! Rolled nicely and got cheese in both bites! I used a press lived cheddar and just cut it into tater tot-sized squares…easy & wraps nicely under the bacon! That should have been “pre-sliced” not “press lived”. Maybe your oven is super hot?! I had to cut the tater bombs out of the molten lava….. they still tasted good but certainly KY don’t look like yours! This is NOT one of them. Ok, my husband is away this week. There must be some trick you have to make them come out so well. Cut bacon in half and wrap around the biscuits, then insert a toothpick to hold the bacon in place. Not to sound like a dummy, but how do you place the cheese and tot? *Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Enjoy Learned that the hard way. Then, wrap them in bacon for the ultimate party trick. I need these in my life immediately. (Might be easier than chopping the cheese to be really small). Have everything set up, including scissors to cut the bacon into perfect lengths. As the tots cool, I cut up the cheese squares. 2 cups of tater tots yielded me 26 and 4 slices of bacon quartered would have yielded 16 pieces. The thick cut bacon may be too thick to wrap but as always, please use your best judgment. Preheat oven to 400 degrees. Easy and delicious for an every day kind of dish. ever since. Coconut sugar has a lower GI and may crisp up if you wanted to try that…. Can’t wait to try them! They were super delicious! You can double the recipe for larger crowds or hale it for just a smaller gathering. Okay great, I will give it a try! We are currently in the process of making these, so they haven’t been baked yet. Required fields are marked *, Your Rating * It was truly, one of those epic – Pinterest fail – moments. I need them. Also using guacamole and salsa with this really makes it the bomb! The best recipe for cocktail wieners that’s salty and sweet with brown sugar. Seriously they were gobbled up in minutes and every guest asked for the recipe! And my 4 year old has just informed me, urgently, that I need to make more. I came to ask a similar question. Awful. These comments are hilarious. Bacon length – that’s really dependent on your taste preferences and how “stretchy” the bacon is. Rather than a cutting the bacon into 4 pieces I’d try 3 or 2. You can stack the cheese on top of the tater tot and simply wrap the bacon over both. Although I would shy away from using aluminum foil. Jul 10, 2018 - This Pin was discovered by Doris Whiffen. In a medium sized mixing bowl, mix together cream cheese, bacon, green onions, garlic salt, and … they were gone in moments! I’m not very good with following recipes as I usually just use them for the temperature. The whole thing was just very mushy. First, the goat cheese. I just wanted to share something that worked well for me… I took the slice of bacon I cut and pressed it in the brown sugar, placed it sugar side down on my cutting board, took my tiny slice of cheese, placed it in the middle of the bacon slide, placed the tater tot on top and wrapped it. This does not say to stuff the cheese square into the tot! First; I used pepper jack cheese to add a little bit of heat. Thanks ☺. window.adthrive.siteAds.targeting.push( {key: 'at_custom_1', value: 'myxx_on'} ); Be creative people have some confidence in you’re ability ! They need toothpicks in them during baking. Praise God (or Or-Ida). Fabulous recipe! That’s it! This will be a great change to our tot menu and look forward to trying these real soon! The directions do not indicate stuffing the cheese into the tater tot. They disappear as fast as they come out of the oven. Yum! Million Dollar Bacon BOMB Dip!!! Yes, it makes a difference. . I’ll cook the bacon, cheese and tater first and then add sugar see if it works next time. Where does the cheese go? 3. thank you for this recipe! It isn’t as if it is convoluted or technical. Can you see where this is going? I had a different recipe that called for stuffing the tot with cheese. I made these twice and rolled them in brown sugar the first time, and I made a mess!! I believe recipes are sometimes used as building blocks to other dishes or appetizers. Place on a sheet tray about 1 inch apart and bake for 18-20 minutes until golden brown., 2 cups frozen tater tots, at room temperature, 1 ounce sharp cheddar cheese, cut into 1/4-inch squares, 1 tablespoon chopped fresh parsley leaves. 1. I had made the “crack dip” that is all over Pinterest for another snack and dipped the bombs in it, out of this world combo, still thinking about how good the combination was, like eating a twice baked potato…..awesome!! Cheese is a waste, melts all out.. Then burns. If the recipe were to say “tater tots, at room temperature”, that can be misunderstood as cooked tater tots at room temperature. All opinions are mine alone. Overall they were a hit, but I wasted some nice cheddar. And yes. I decided to try to find the recipe and make it myself, and here’s what I’ve found: The sugar didn’t really want to stick to the bacon, even with pressing, and I loved how sweet my sister’s were. Now I haven’t used the word “bomb” since middle school but hey – that word describes these perfectly. They fell apart , burnt, or bacon not cooked , hashbrowns too mush to turn halfway cause if you try they fall apart . Have you tried this with the lil smokie hot dogs? Mine were way too caramelized. I made 4 times the original recipe amount and they didn’t last past 5 minutes out of the oven. You can certainly roll them in finely grated cheese – I just worry that it’ll be much messier than using cubed cheese. Baked Brie with Maple Caramelized Apples and Spiced Praline Bacon This is a party in your mouth. chicscript.src = '//'; #BaconDoneWright #CollectiveBias These Bacon Bombs are the perfect cheesy snack or appetizer idea! Tag @damn_delicious on Instagram and hashtag it #damndelicious. they are definitely the bomb so deliciousand thank you for sharing such an easy recipe. but the second time I put the brown sugar on the inside of the bacon with the tot and they turned out perfect!! Hope that helps! Just do it already…they are awesome! You can easily double this recipe or halve it for the amount of people you are serving. If the name itself wasn’t enough to catch my eye those pictures sure did! Spread cream cheese mixture onto dough triangles, adding about 1 tsp. I want these. Please use your best judgment for freezing and reheating. That is how we make them in TX. Are tots thawed? You are far more restrained and obviously more refined, than I…I fear I will pop the whole thing in my mouth…every time! In the end I ended up with 15 tater tot bombs as I had 5 slices of bacon to begin with. Cant wait to try them! I JUST made them with sweet potato tots and they were great. The recipe I had called for cutting a hole in the tater tot and inserting the cheese. I used pepper jack cheese as some other reviewers suggested. Love your recipes! Are you suppose to cook them first? I had so many compliments from everyone who attended – and it sounds like I’ll be stuck making these at every family gathering for the foreseeable future! Checking with wife during the holiday season – yes! Hazel, it really depends on your bacon preferences and how thick your bacon cut is. There is no need for a toothpick. Since this was the first time making them I thought It would give the best results for crispy bacon. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs. I recommend placing the tots seam-side down on the baking sheet prior to baking. 1. I gave up and just put the cheese and the tot together and wrapped the bacon around it as you suggest. Place, point sides down, on baking sheet. Or is your kitchen at 32 degrees? Thanks! Place on a sheet tray about 1 inch apart. It might not always work for you, but that doesn’t mean the base recipe is a fail. lol, LOL I kept re-reading your first comment to figure out what “press lived cheddar” was! Bacon Cream Cheese Roll-Ups. I used 2 lbs of tots, 1/2 lb of cheese, 1 1/2 lbs of bacon and added fresh jalapenos with the cheese and it made 80 for a Super Bowl party and there were NONE left! Pinned! But with a package of bacon and a bag of tater tots, there’s plenty of room to experiment! Chungah, This note is for you and not for publication. the comments were just making me shake my head. I made these and they were terrific. If people want to try it with a different ingredient WHY do they think YOU would know how it is going to turn out…lol….like he said you were very gracious with your answers!! My kids and I made it together and it was a huge hit! I do not recommend using thick-sliced bacon as it may be too overpowering for the wrapped-up tater tot. Do you need the cheese? Even though it’s such a small amount, it’s one of the best parts of these tater tot bombs! (Bonus: there's barely any prep time involved!) Bless you. This is my new go-to appetizer for casual get togethers! First off, the recipe calls for tater tots, not hashbrowns. Kept trying to find the problem .EVEN my hubby that likes everything said they didn’t have that great of taste . All my tots exploded in the oven. I mean, seriously… it’s BACON! Looking forward to trying these. to each. With appetizers that will tickle everyone’s taste buds (no matter how picky they are), you’ll find the perfect holiday appetizers for your next gathering or a low-key Christmas Eve at home. Not a fan of cheddar but the recipe sounds amazing. Bake for 18-20 minutes until golden brown. Jane, the ingredient list indicates 4 slices bacon, quartered, just as the video. Thanks! We had to repeat the next day. Can you make these ahead of time and keep warm in a crock pot on low??? Combine brown sugar and chipotle powder on a small plate. I used pre-sliced cheese (Colby jack and pepper jack). Also it was not clear that the cheese was not 1/4″ cubes, but 1/4″ squares from a “slice” of cheese. Smoke the bombs on the grill or in the oven at 350°F for about 20 minutes, turning to cook evenly, or until the beef is cooked through and the bacon is crisp. You are seriously trying to kill me with these. These little bites are amazing!!! I’ve made them a few times now and they’re so addictive. You call for frozen tater tots at room temperature…… window.adthrive.cmd.push(function() { You are wrapping bacon around the tot so you can fit the cheese in there. With only 5 ingredients it is easy to whip up. This is not that hard people. 2. She was healed! Whhhyyyy did I see this on Pinterest AFTER I decided to take a break from eating red meat AND potatoes! Using Maple flavored bacon is wonderful. Tip: don’t try to soak up the excess oil by draining them on paper towels. I also had a side of BBQ sauce for dipping. I seriously don’t think there’s a single recipe of yours that I’ve made that hasn’t been outstanding!! However, I will give them a try next week with family so the decadence can be spread out amongst us. I really had a struggle making these….trying to wrap 1/4 piece of bacon around a soft tater tot and a small cube of cheese just didn’t work…the bacon piece wasn’t long enough and unfortunately I had cut i all into fourths. Did you use foil or nonstick spray on your pan? PS. I hand-patted the brown sugar onto the rolls instead of trying to roll the delicate potatoes into the sugar. I like to mess around with tastes and have found a couple fav’s with the cheese. I will make again. Roll tater tot with a piece of the cheese loosely with bacon. Can this be done without the aid of an oven? Chung-Ah, first you should get an award for your saintly patience! The best appetizers with bacon that are great for super bowl parties, get togethers, or as a side dish. Well, we forgot to make them Christmas day, so we decided to try them last night. window.adthrive.cmd = window.adthrive.cmd || []; My only problem was the brown sugar not sticking to the bacon. I want to make them again this year, and I think I will try just wrapping the cheese this time instead of inserting it. its a twist on this sites recipe less work, just have to make sure you dont over cook or bacon becomes too hard. But unfortunately, without further recipe testing, I cannot answer with certainty. Good Still really, really good but next time I’ll use larger strips of bacon. And, by the way, I just found your blog and have enjoyed it immensely! I’d recommend coating the bacon first, and coating both sides-  if you like sweet like me. I was disappointed that all the cheese melted onto the pan. (cheese could also be bought at deli in slice form and 1/2 inch slice like a stick of chewing gum could also be wrapped around the tot with the bacon…just sayin ). It is aptly named , My husband and I are planning a bacon happy hour and these just made the menu – they look amazing!! Jeanette, if needed, you can omit the brown sugar. I hosted a party tonight, and I made and served these. These do look good. Is it one end cheese one end tot? What a fantastic recipe – thanks for sharing this! I will burn my mouth off eating them straight out of the oven. Creamy, smoky, spicy, sweet, this recipe makes for a dramatic appetizer that will wow at your … The only real difference is that you use the tip of a knife and make a small cut in the tater to place the cheese into and then place a dab of salsa on top before wrapping in bacon and rolling in brown sugar. Place into oven and bake for 20-25 minutes, using metal tongs to turn at halftime. Your guests will thank you for these melty, cheesy balls of deliciousness. The brown sugar really just adds that sweet crispness to it. Slicey, you will be taking 1 ounce of a block of cheese and cutting them into very small squares – the thickness is up to you. A fun and easy recipe! Thanks for the idea!! }); The trick is to thaw the tater tot in the fridge but don’t let them get too warm on the counter or they will fall apart during construction. . Do you think this would turn out on a grill instead of baking? It definitely took more than a quarter of a slice of bacon. can you make these ahead of time and freeze them? Also good is drizzling maple syrup over the top before putting the rolled tots in the oven. 2. thanks love your site…keep share the good stuff..:), these look beautiful; but why not roll the wrapped tots in finely grated cheese. I don’t understand how you “wrap” a square of cheese. They look so delicious, plan help me. I ended up using small sticks of cheese rather than cubes and thirds of a slice of bacon rather than quarters. They baked up perfectly on parchment paper after about 20 minutes and my husband nearly had an orgasm after his first bite. Check with your wife during cookie season before using all the brown sugar! Hope that helps! However, if you are serving these as an appetizer at a dinner party, I highly recommend the use of a chafing dish (if you can find or borrow one). I live in Australia and we don’t have tater tots here, I’m assuming they are what we call potato gems which are like little nuggets of grated potato, sort of like mini hash browns. My girlfriend and I are making them right now . An extra step, but they’re already so easy! That dab of salsa sounds amazing – will definitely have to try that next time! . I don’t understand why so many people are having such difficulty with such a simple recipe. Way over thinking going on here. Does it make a difference if you use ‘regular’ or ‘thick’ sliced bacon?$. Jun 6, 2018 - Oh yea, I went there!These are one of the most popular appetizers at any get-together!The ingredients make these little babies fantastic!Nothing beats the savory bacon throughoutFeel free to top with more bacon, can never have enough BACON, did I say bacon? He keeps moaning, it’s a little graphic, actually. Please use your best judgment for freezing and reheating. It’s so good, you’ll want to double or triple the recipe! so we threw a couple in fryer and we ended standing in kitchen eating whole bag they were so darn good. Just trying to cut down on my busy time . Is your oven temp consistent? It’s a flat square, not a cube of cheese. Lastly, I found that they cooked best at 375, and they didn’t need to beturned halfway through cooking (and the bacon was still very crispy). The ingredients make these little babies fantastic! But the tater tot kind of fell apart, they weren’t crispy. Any other ideas for a different kind of cheese or maybe make sans cheese? OR just make without any cheese at all!!! Discover (and save!) Thanks for all the recipes! Yea Dan . Feb 12, 2018 - Looking for an easy, incredible Dip for parties or Superbowl? The bacon was too small. I was about to grab the parchment, but usually use foil to bake bacon so I wrongly assumed it would work. I am amazed that more people didn’t have a problem with this. Roll tater … DISASTER!! 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