These Keto Bacon and Sun-Dried Tomato Truffles make the perfect low-carb appetizer for game day, potlucks, or the holiday season!
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Bacon and Sun-Dried Tomato Truffles
I hope I’m not the only person already thinking about and planning for Thanksgiving. I like to try any new recipes a time or two before sharing them with the whole crowd for a holiday. And I found a great recipe with these Bacon and Sun-Dried Tomato Truffles!
If you’re doing the keto diet, this recipe makes a great savory fat bombs!
Low Carb Snack
I recently got a copy of The Everyday Ketogenic Kitchen written by my blogging friend, Carolyn Ketchum. As I flipped through the cookbook, several recipes caught my attention, but the Bacon and Sun-Dried Tomato Truffles on pages 160-161 begged to be made. They are the perfect low-carb snack!
Keto Fat Bombs
The Everyday Ketogenic Kitchen proves that it’s not only possible to stick with the low-carb lifestyle, but it’s possible to love it absolutely. From breakfast to dessert and everything in between, this cookbook ensures that you never have to feel deprived. Inside, you’ll find 150+ mouthwatering low carb, high-fat recipes, all made from fresh, accessible, whole-food ingredients and free of grains, gluten, and sugar.
Carolyn presents clear step-by-step instructions and full-color photos with every recipe – plus added tips to ensure success. If you are ketogenic or would like to be, there are guides for stocking your pantry and how to source the best ingredients. The cookbook even includes swaps and substitutions to accommodate other dietary restrictions. Carolyn gives her best advice for living a successful ketogenic lifestyle, and there is even a special section devoted to low carb, grain-free baking – she is the Low Carb Baking Queen, after all!
Savory Fat Bombs
Even if you don’t necessarily follow a low carb lifestyle (I don’t always!!), the recipes are still relevant and delicious. This Bacon and Sun-Dried Tomato Truffles recipe (just one of over 150 recipes!) is proof that you don’t have to follow a low carb lifestyle to love this cookbook!
Bacon and Sun-Dried Tomato Truffles
My family absolutely loved these Bacon and Sun-Dried Tomato Truffles. So much that they will DEFINITELY be making an appearance on our Thanksgiving table. I’m thinking I don’t really want to wait that long to make them again. So they may be making an appearance while we watch football games next weekend!
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- 1 pkg. (8 oz.) cream cheese, softened
- 2 tbsp. salted butter, softened
- 1 oz. oil-packed sun-dried tomatoes, drained and finely chopped
- 1/2 tsp. salt
- 1/4 tsp. garlic powder
- 3 slices bacon, cooked crisp and finely chopped
- 1 tbsp. finely chopped fresh parsley
- In a medium bowl, combine the cream cheese, butter, sun-dried tomatoes, salt, and garlic powder. Mix with a rubber spatula until well combined. Refrigerate the mixture until firm, about 30 minutes.
- In another medium bowl, combine the bacon and parsley. Using wet hands, roll the cream cheese mixture into 1-inch balls, then roll each ball into the bacon and parsley mixture to coat.
- Keep the truffles chilled until ready to serve. They are best eaten within 2 days.
Serve with toothpicks on their own, or serve with crackers, or thick cucumber slices (as "crackers").
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Nutrition Information:Yield: 16 Serving Size: 1
Amount Per Serving: Calories: 43Total Fat: 4gSaturated Fat: 2gTrans Fat: 0gUnsaturated Fat: 2gCholesterol: 8mgSodium: 146mgCarbohydrates: 2gFiber: 0gSugar: 0gProtein: 1g
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