BLT Appetizer Minis

Bacon Appetizer Ideas

Easy to make, fun to eat and even kid friendly, these mini BLT’s are small in size but big in flavor.

10 mins
Prep Time
25 mins
Total Time
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Contains Gluten


Amount / QuantityIngredients
1 (12 oz.) package

Jones Dairy Farm Dry Aged Bacon

16 small pieces

Lettuce (butter lettuce, bibb lettuce, romaine)

16 small

Cherry or grape tomatoes

8 slices


Favorite mayonnaise or mayo-based sauce (think yum-yum sauce, or other chicken dipping sauce), or make your own garlic aioli (recipe below)

Garlic Aioli

½ cup


1 clove

Minced garlic

1 Tablespoon

Lemon juice

2 Tablespoons

Olive oil

Pinch of salt

Pinch of pepper

Combine all ingredients and mix well.


  1. Preheat oven to 350°F.

  2. Cut bacon into approximately 1” wide pieces.  Place on foil-lined baking sheet.


  3. Cook bacon until desired doneness, approximately 15 minutes.

  4. While bacon is cooking, use a cookie cutter or rim of a small glass to cut circles from the bread. Place on a separate baking sheet and toast in the oven for 10 minutes.

  5. Remove bacon and bread from oven.

  6. Assemble by layering toasted rounds, aioli or mayo, lettuce leaf, 2 pieces of bacon, and top with a tomato. Repeat with remaining ingredients. Serve promptly.

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