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Thyme Biscuit BLT with Brown Sugar Bacon Recipe

Thyme Biscuit BLT with Brown Sugar Bacon Recipe

When summer is in full swing, we’re all about BLTs. And, yes, the classic is always good by us, but, when we’re throwing a party, we make these bite-sized biscuit BLTs, the Thyme Biscuit BLT with Brown Sugar Bacon recipe.

Now, go stock up on all your cooking essentials, then head into the kitchen, make this, and share it with us by tagging @saltandwind and #swsociety on social!

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Thyme Biscuit BLT with Brown Sugar Bacon Recipe

Thyme Biscuit BLT with Brown Sugar Bacon Recipe

Our two favorite summer flavors -- cream biscuits and brown sugar bacon -- combine to make quite possibly the perfect bite, the Thyme Biscuit BLT with Brown Sugar Bacon recipe.
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Prep Time 5 mins
Total Time 5 mins
Cuisine American
Servings 4 Servings

Ingredients
  

  • 1 1/2 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1/2 cup finely ground cornmeal
  • 1 tablespoon minced fresh thyme leaves
  • 2 teaspoons granulated sugar
  • 2 teaspoons baking powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon kosher salt
  • 1 1/3 cups chilled heavy cream plus more for brushing the biscuits
  • 8 bacon slices cut in half
  • 1/3 cup dark brown sugar
  • Good-quality mayonnaise for serving
  • 8 heirloom tomatoes sliced
  • Baby romaine lettuce hearts or little gems lettuce, for serving
  • Jalapeño honey for drizzling

Instructions
 

  • To Bake The Cream Biscuits: Heat oven to 400°F and arrange a rack in the middle. In a medium bowl, whisk together the flour, cornmeal, thyme, sugar, baking powder, and salt until evenly combined. Stir in the cream until a loose dough forms. Lightly flour a clean work surface, turn the dough out onto the surface, and knead briefly until smooth, about 30 seconds.
  • Pat into a 1-inch thick circle and stamp out as many biscuits as you can. Gather the scraps, pat into a 1-inch thick circle and continue until all the dough has been used up (you should have around 8 to 10 biscuits total). Place the biscuits on a parchment-lined baking sheet and brush with a little cream. Bake until the tops are crispy and golden brown, about 30 to 35 minutes. Remove from the oven and prep the bacon.
  • To Make The Brown Sugar Bacon: Meanwhile, place the brown sugar on a shallow dish and press each piece of bacon into the sugar, coating each side. Nest an ovenproof cooling rack in a parchment-lined baking sheet and cook the bacon in the oven until crisp, about 15 minutes. Remove from oven until cool enough to handle.
  • For each BLT, split a biscuit then spread some mayonnaise on the bottom half. Top with a few slices of bacon, a few pieces of lettuce, a few slices of tomato, drizzle with honey and serve.
Keyword bar appetizer, bar food, easy appetizer, sport bar food
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