|One-Bite Bacon Walnut Cheesecakes
3/4 c graham cracker crumbs
|Line 8" square pan with parchment paper or foil, leaving overhang for handles; set aside.
In small bowl, mix cracker crumbs with butter; press evenly into prepared pan. Bake in 350° oven for 5 minutes. Let cool. Refridgerate for 30 minutes.
Filling: Meanwhile, in skillet, fry bacon over medium-high heat until crisp, about 5 minutes; drain on papertowel lined plate. Reserving 2 slices;
chop remaining bacon and place in bowl. Finely chop 2 of the green onions; add to bowl along with cream cheese, walnuts and cream, mashing until combined.
Spread evenly over base, smoothing top. Cover with plastic wrap; refridgerate until firm, about 3 hours. (Make ahead: refridgerate for up to 2 days.)
Meanwhile, cut reserved bacon into 24 triangles; set aside. Thinly slice remaining green onion on diagonal; place in ice water, cover and refridgerate until curled, about one hour. Drain and pat dry.
Holding parchment paper, remove cheesecake from pan. Using sharp knife and wiping after each cut, cut into 24 squares. Top each with bacon triangle and green onion curl.
Makes 24 servings.
Source: Canadian Living 2005