Bacon-Wrapped String Cheese Puffs

Bacon-Wrapped String Cheese Puffs
Jane Bruce


  • One  15-by-10-inch sheet puff pastry, cut into eight 3-inch rounds
  • string cheeses, flavor of choice, halved
  • slices bacon, par-fried and halved
  • egg, beaten

Let's face it, anything bacon-wrapped is going to taste awesome, which is why I knew I really had to hit this one out of the park. So, I took two other things that I knew tasted awesome, and rolled all three together. Think of these as my cheesy version of pigs-in-a-blanket, except the pork is bacon, which is better. 

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Preheat the oven to 350 degrees. 

Lay each puff pastry round out on a baking sheet, spaced evenly apart. Wrap each string cheese half in a bacon half and then place, seam side down, in the center of each round. Taking the edges of the puff pastry, carefully stretch and fold over the bacon-wrapped string cheese, and seal tightly with your fingers. Brush each string cheese puff with a little egg wash and bake in the oven until puffed and light golden brown, about 25 minutes. The cheese may ooze out of the seam of the puff pastry while baking but don't worry, that's a good thing. 


Calories per serving:

238 calories

Dietary restrictions:

Sugar Conscious, Low Potassium, Kidney Friendly, Peanut Free, Tree Nut Free, Soy Free, Fish Free, Shellfish Free, Alcohol Free

Daily value:



  • Fat 144g 222%
  • Carbs 112g 37%
  • Saturated 41g 203%
  • Fiber 4g 15%
  • Trans 0g
  • Sugars 3g
  • Monounsaturated 75g
  • Polyunsaturated 20g
  • Protein 39g 78%
  • Cholesterol 263mg 88%
  • Sodium 1,449mg 60%
  • Calcium 58mg 6%
  • Magnesium 59mg 15%
  • Potassium 448mg 13%
  • Iron 8mg 42%
  • Zinc 3mg 22%
  • Phosphorus 413mg 59%
  • Vitamin A 93µg 10%
  • Thiamin (B1) 1mg 88%
  • Riboflavin (B2) 1mg 60%
  • Niacin (B3) 15mg 75%
  • Vitamin B6 0mg 22%
  • Folic Acid (B9) 215µg 54%
  • Vitamin B12 1µg 17%
  • Vitamin D 1µg 0%
  • Vitamin E 2mg 12%
  • Vitamin K 40µg 49%
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