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BLT Bites Recipe | Appetizers with Bacon

Delicious BLT bites.

Try these amazing BLT bites for an appetizer your friends and family won’t forget. Featuring the deliciousness of a perfect bacon, lettuce, and tomato sandwich packed into bite-sized pieces, the only problem here is that you’ll never be able to make enough!

BLT Bites Recipe

Kristi poses with BLT bites ingredients.

Ingredients you will need:

  • 1 loaf unsliced bread
  • 12 bacon strips
  • 8 medium tomatoes
  • 1.2 C. mayonnaise
  • Baby greens

Preheat oven to 450°. Spray a large baking sheet with cooking spray, unless it’s a stoneware sheet. Cut bread into 1/2″ slices, then cut each slice into 1 1/2″ pieces.

Kristi uses a Rada 10" Bread Knife to cut bread.

Place pieces on prepared baking sheet. Bake for 6 to 7 minutes or until lightly toasted.

Kristi prepares cut French bread pieces.

Cook bacon until crisp. Drain and cut each bacon strip into 4 even pieces.

Kristi fries bacon on a skillet.

Slice tomatoes about 1/2″ thick. Cut each slice in half crosswise.

Kristi uses the Rada Tomato Slicer to cut tomatoes.

Cut a tiny corner from a zippered bag. Fill bag with mayonnaise and seal bag. Squeeze mayonnaise onto each piece of bread.

Kristi uses a bag to pipe mayonnaise onto bread slices.

Layer 2 bacon pieces, 1 lettuce leaf, and 1 tomato piece on each piece of bread. Secure layers with a toothpick.

Kristi secures BLT bite with a toothpick.

Serve and enjoy!

Kristi poses with completed BLT bites.

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BLT Bites Video Recipe


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Hi, it’s Kristi in the Rada Cutlery Kitchen, and today we’re going to make tasty BLT bites.

Preheat your oven to 450 degrees. Spray a large baking sheet with nonstick cooking spray. If using Rada Stoneware, pre-seasoning is not necessary. Cut 1 loaf of bread into ½” slices. Then cut each slice into 1 ½” pieces. Arrange bread pieces on a prepared baking sheet and bake for 6 to 7 minutes or until lightly toasted. Remove from the oven and cool.

In a large skillet, cook the bacon until slightly crisp. Drain and cut each bacon strip into 4 even pieces. Slice tomatoes about ½” thick. Cut each slice in half crosswise. And sprinkle with pepper. Cut a tiny corner from a zippered plastic bag. Transfer mayonnaise into the bag and seal. Squeeze a little mayonnaise onto each toasted bread piece. Layer 2 bacon pieces, 1 tomato piece, and 1 lettuce leaf on each piece of bread. Hold the layers in place with a toothpick.

And there you have awesome BLT bites. Be sure to subscribe to our YouTube channel, and visit us at our website at

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