Bacon and Goat Cheese Pops

  • Author: Kristen Stevens
  • Prep Time: 30 mins
  • Cook Time: 0 mins
  • Total Time: 30 minutes
  • Yield: 16-20 servings 1x
  • Category: Appetizer
  • Method: No Cook
  • Cuisine: North American


These Bacon and Goat Cheese Pops are easy finger foods that make great appetizers for your holiday parties.



  • 8 slices of bacon, cooked until crispy
  • 4 ounces of goat cheese
  • 4 ounces of cream cheese (not whipped!)
  • 1 teaspoon honey
  • 1 teaspoon thyme
  • 2 tablespoons parsley, finely chopped
  • 1/2 teaspoon freshly cracked pepper
  • 20 baked apple chips (you will need to use 2 apples)


  1. Pat each piece of cooked bacon with paper towel to remove any grease. Finely chop the bacon and place in a small bowl. Add the thyme, parsley, and fresh cracked pepper and toss to combine. Set aside.
  2. In a medium bowl add the goat cheese, cream cheese, and honey. Using a fork or wooden spoon mix until well combined.
  3. Roll goat cheese mixture into thumb-sized balls. Roll each of these balls in the bacon mixture. Set aside on a baking sheet. Store balls, covered with a piece of saran wrap, in your fridge until ready to serve.

To serve:

  1. Place 1 goat cheese ball on top of each baked apple chip. Insert a lollipop stick into the top of each goat cheese ball.

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