Bacon-Wrapped Cheese Bites

Bacon-Wrapped Cheese Bites

Take ordinary cheese bites to a new level with these Bacon-Wrapped Cheese Bites. Made with apricot preserves, jalapeño slices, bacon and cheese, these Bacon-Wrapped Cheese Bites will fly off the plate.

Total Time: 30 Min(s)

Prep Time: 10 Min(s)

Servings: 9

What You Need

  • 6 Tbsp. apricot preserves
  • 18 slices fully cooked bacon
  • 18 drained pickled jalapeño slices
  • 6 sticks KRAFT or POLLY-O 2% Milk Mozzarella String Cheese, cut into thirds

Let’s Make It

  1. Heat oven to 375ºF.
  2. Cover rimmed baking sheet with foil; spray with cooking spray.
  3. Spread 1 tsp. preserves onto each bacon slice.
  4. Top each jalapeño slice with 1 cheese piece; wrap with bacon slice, preserves side facing in. Secure with wooden toothpicks.
  5. Stand wrapped cheese pieces on prepared baking sheet.
  6. Bake 10 min. or until cheese is melted; cool slightly.
  7. Transfer wrapped cheese pieces to platter. Drizzle with any glaze remaining on baking sheet.

Kitchen Tips


Make Ahead
These cheese-topped pickled jalapeño slices can be wrapped with the preserves-topped bacon slices ahead of time. Refrigerate up to 24 hours before baking as directed.

Nutrition Facts
servings per container
Serving size

Amount per serving
Calories 170
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 8g 10%
Saturated Fat 3.5g 18%
Trans Fat 0g
Cholesterol 30mg 10%
Sodium 560mg 25%
Total Carbohydrate 10g 4%
Dietary Fiber 0g 0%
Total Sugars 9g
Includes 0g Added Sugars 0%
Protein 12g

Vitamin D 0mcg 0%
Calcium 100mg 8%
Iron .35mg 2%
Potassium 0mg 0%

The % Daily Value (DV) tells you how much a nutrient in a serving of food contributes to a daily diet. 2,000 calories a day is used for general nutrition advice.