Matt Weber

Peanut Butter and Bacon Canapés

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There’s something about combining the sweet taste of peanut butter with the savory and saltiness of thick cut bacon. You may question it, but try this once and it’s sure to keep showing up in your menus. Perfect for a party or light lunch, and so easy to put together.

Prep time: 10 minutes
Cook Time: 10 minutes
Total time: 20 minutes
Yield: 8 servings

Peanut Butter Bacon Canapes


bacon old fashioned smooth peanut butter chives lime juice sou sauce mayonnaise sugar bread

6 slices thick cut bacon
1/2 cup Peanut Butter & Co. Old Fashioned Smooth Peanut Butter
2 tablespoons chives, chopped, plus more for garnish
2 tablespoons lime juice
1 tablespoon soy sauce
1 1/2 tablespoons mayonnaise
1 teaspoon brown sugar
8 slices of white bread, crusts removed


1. Preheat oven to 425°F.

2. In a large saucepan over medium high heat, cook the bacon until just crisp. Remove from pan and cool and then crumble into small pieces. Set aside.

3. In a small bowl combine the peanut butter, 2 tablespoons of chives, lime juice, soy sauce, mayonnaise and brown sugar. Stir in the bacon pieces.

small bowl combine ingredients

4. Spread the mixture evenly over the 8 slices of bread. Place them on a baking sheet and cook in preheated oven for 8 minutes. Remove from oven, cut each slice in half and garnish with additional chives.

spread mixture over bread


Matt spreads the peanut butter bacon mixture over pieces of white bread. What other base food would you use for the foundation of these canapés?

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29 Responses to Peanut Butter and Bacon Canapés

  1. Sandy S says:

    this would be amazing on ciabatta bread!! will be trying this. thanks

  2. Laurie Shepard says:

    On whole grain bread.

  3. Valerie says:

    I think it might be good on a homemade soft breadstick sliced in half.

  4. Julie says:

    Little gridded pretzels (the cross-crossed kind!)

  5. Cat Delgado says:

    I would “thin it out” with a little lemon juice and honey, then drizzle it over baby lettuce leaves and grape tomatoes. Sort of like a PB,Bacon,tomato and lettuce salad. Don’t forget the croutons!

  6. Alexis Tolis Stone says:

    On artisan wheat bread

  7. Raymond says:

    Celery Sticks would be a nutritious crunchy base!

  8. Seren Melissa says:

    It’d be great on biscuits!

  9. Amy P says:

    pita chips or pita bread!

  10. scott halet (@shalet77) says:

    nice spread for french toast

  11. Josephine jones says:

    Akmac crackers, eggs, wheat bread, and pork chops 🙂

  12. Kay says:

    I would love this on sourdough bread slices!

  13. Sharon Phillips says:

    Warm, Toasted Anadama bread would be delectable!

  14. Francisco says:

    On grilled naan bread

  15. Kelli says:

    I’d say pita bread.

  16. Alexi says:

    I would love to try this on wheat bread

  17. Tristan says:

    This screams to be slathered on a big juicy burger!!!

  18. Debbra Piening says:

    I’d like to try this on a really good, dark rye with caraway seed.

  19. megan kupres says:

    This would be a nice dressing for a salad or make a great toast topper with eggs on the side

  20. Ivan92116 says:

    Wheat Thins

  21. David Haug says:


  22. Barbara Robbins says:

    I will try this using gluten free ciabatta and tamari in the place of soy for my celiac husband!

  23. Renata S says:

    How about some fresh crisp apple slices! 🙂

  24. Noel N. says:

    pita chips or something nice and crunchy

  25. Amanda says:

    That’d be great on pita.

  26. Donna K says:

    on toasted wheat bread

  27. Amanda J says:

    I’m thinking it would be yummy on a toasted english muffin or pita chips.

  28. Jordan says:

    I think this would make an awesome dip for various fruits such as bananas, apples, and even strawberries!

  29. Janice says:

    on pita bread or pita chips

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Peanut Butter and Bacon Canapés