Bacon Gouda Crisps

Prep Time: 25 minutes
Total Time: 35 minutes
Makes: 36 crisps

Ingredients

  1. 8 slices Sensations by Compliments Applewood Bacon
  2. ¾ cup (175 mL) coarsely grated Gouda
  3. 4 tsp (20 mL) brown sugar
  4. 36 Compliments Salted Tops Soda Crackers
  5. chopped parsley or micro-green sprouts to garnish (optional)

Method

  1. Preheat oven to 160°C (325°F). Cook bacon in a skillet; reserving 2 tbsp (30 mL) bacon fat. Remove bacon from skillet; cool and finely chop or crumble. Place into a bowl; toss with the cheese and brown sugar. Drizzle the bacon fat overtop; toss to coat.
  2. On foil-lined baking sheet, lay the 36 crackers in a single layer – 6 per side – with sides of crackers touching.
  3. Sprinkle the bacon and cheese mixture overtop. Bake 5 to 7 min., until the cheese is melted. Serve warm or at room temperature. Garnish with chopped fresh parsley or micro-green sprouts, if desired.
Tip:
The bacon and cheese mixture can be made ahead and kept frozen or chilled until needed.