Bacon and Pimento Cheese Sliders: Easy Southern Appetizer

March 2, 2021
Bacon and Pimento Cheese Sliders

Hey, y’all! March in Kentucky means one thing and one thing only: March Madness! As you are watching NCAA games from home this year, I wanted to provide a super simple + delicious recipe to enjoy during the big game. Welcome to the stage: my Bacon and Pimento Cheese Sliders! So southern, delicious, and I know y’all are going to love them!

Bacon and Pimento Cheese Sliders

Bacon and Pimento Cheese Sliders

Bacon and Pimento Cheese Sliders

Ingredients, Pimento Cheese (see the original recipe here):

1 c. Monterey Jack, grated

1 c. Sharp Cheddar, grated

1/2 c. Mayonnaise

4 oz. Cream Cheese

4 tbsp. Diced Pimentos

1 tbsp. Minced Onion

3 tsp. Grated Onion

Garlic Powder, to taste

Kosher Salt, to taste

Black Pepper, to taste

Ingredients, Sliders:

Mini croissants, halved

Romaine Lettuce

Bacon, cooked to desired doneness

Hot Pepper Bacon Jam (I buy the Private Selection brand from Kroger)

Directions, Pimento Cheese:

  1. In a large bowl, combine all ingredients. Using either a wooden spoon (my preferred method) or a hand mixer, mix until well-incorporated.
  2. Add more kosher salt or black pepper to your desired taste.

Directions, Bacon and Pimento Cheese Sliders:

  1. Cook bacon to desired level of doneness.
  2. Using a serrated knife, slice croissants in half.
  3. Liberally spread pimento cheese on the bottom half of the croissant and top with bacon, lettuce, and jam.
  4. Add the top croissant to the slider and secure with a toothpick.
  5. Serve and enjoy!

Southern Croissant Sandwiches

It doesn’t get much easier – or more finger lickin’ good – than these Bacon and Pimento Cheese Sliders, y’all!

Bacon and Pimento Cheese Sliders

Y’all come back now, ya hear?

My best,

JC

Enjoy reading “Bacon and Pimento Cheese Sliders”? Read my other blog posts here. My original pimento cheese recipe, “Better Than MeeMaw’s Pimento Cheese, can be read here.

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Bacon and Pimento Cheese Sliders

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