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Savory Bacon Cranberry Cheese Tartlets- Low Carb , Keto, & Gluten Free. #mahonmenorca #sponsored
Savory Bacon Cranberry Cheese Tartlets
Prep Time
7 mins
Cook Time
17 mins
Total Time
24 mins
 

A savory, low carb, and tasty bacon cranberry Mahon Menorca Cheese tartlet with a sprinkle of thyme leaves.

Course: Appetizer, gluten free, low carb, tartlets
Cuisine: appetizers
Servings: 12
Calories: 239 kcal
Author: Stacey
Ingredients
Tart Crust:
  • 2 cups blanched almond flour fine ground
  • 1 lg egg
  • cup butter melted
  • tsp sea salt
Filling:
  • 6 slices bacon cooked and chopped
  • 6 ounces about 1 ½ cups Mahon Menorca Semi-Cured Cheese, cubed
  • ½ cup unsweetened or sugar-free dried cranberries
  • 1 tbsp fresh thyme leaves
  • tsp sea salt
  • tsp black pepper *optional
Instructions
  1. Preheat oven to 375 F (190 C) and grease a 12 cup muffin pan.
  2. In a large mixing bowl combine tart crust ingredients: almond flour, egg, melted butter and sea salt. Mix until dough forms.
  3. Form dough into 12 balls using your hands. Place each dough ball into each prepared muffin cup.
  4. Using a small glass or cup that fits in a muffin cup, press dough ball down and turn to make a depression and form the tartlet crust. * see photo
  5. Once all the tarts crusts are shaped, bake the crusts by themselves at 375 F (190 C) for 7 minutes until lightly golden. Remove crusts from oven.
  6. Fill partially baked crusts with chopped cooked bacon, cubed Mahon Menorca cheese, and dried cranberries. Sprinkle with tartlets with salt, pepper, and fresh thyme leaves.
  7. Bake tartlets at 375 F (190 C) for 10 minutes or until cheese is completely melted. Remove from oven and let cool for 8 to 10 minutes.
  8. Using a butter knife between the tartlet crust and muffin cups, slide the knife around the edges tartlets and lift to remove each tart and serve.
Recipe Notes

*all nutritional data are estimates based on the products I used*  Yield: 12 Servings. Serving Size: 1 tartlet

Nutrition Facts
Savory Bacon Cranberry Cheese Tartlets
Amount Per Serving
Calories 239 Calories from Fat 180
% Daily Value*
Fat 20g31%
Saturated Fat 8g40%
Carbohydrates 6g2%
Fiber 3g12%
Sugar 2g2%
Protein 9g18%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.