Cheese Curd Jalapeno Bacon Bites on Cocktail rye

By: S.Rosen's Test Kitchen

While a fried cheese curds are a transcendent appetizer, it can be hard to do well at home.  We’ve worked on making mini celebration of cheese curds perfect for any event.  

Ready In

Total Time: 15 min
Prep Time: 10 min
Cook Time Time: 5 min




For the Jalapeno Bacon Spread

  • 1/3 cup Whipped cream cheese
  • 2 Slices bacon, diced or crumbled
  • 2 Tbsp. Diced nacho jalapeno
  • 2 Green onion stalks, diced

For the Sandwiches

  • 10 Slices of S.Rosen’s Party Entertainers Caraway Cocktail Rye
  • 1 Package cheddar cheese curds
  • Additional green onion for garnish



  1. First toast the S.Rosen’s Party Entertainers Rye slices
  2. To prepare the Jalepeno Bacon spread, combine the cream cheese, bacon, jalepeno and green onion, stir well to combine. Mix well. Can be made up to two days before.
  3. Top cocktail ryes with a hearty spoonful of the jalapeno spread, add 2 cheese curbs, and add green onion on top.
  4. BONUS STEP: For a toasty version put in the oven at 350 for 4-5 min.