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Applewood Smoked Bacon-Wrapped Tender Tips with Maytag Cheese


Applewood Smoked Bacon-Wrapped Tender Tips with Maytag Cheese

This easy, crowd-pleasing appetizer packs plenty of flavor into individual toothpicked servings. Guests will love picking up bites of perfectly cooked Omaha Steaks Tenderloin perfected with our all-new super-juicy Steak-Cut Bacon. A piece of melty, savory blue cheese ties the flavors together.
Prep Time15 mins
Cook Time45 mins
Course: Appetizer
Keyword: Bacon, Bacon-Wrapped Steak, Appetizer, Bacon Skewer, Bacon Appetizer
Servings: 32
Calories: 200kcal


  • 1/4 cup canola oil
  • 1 lb. of Omaha Steaks Tenderloin Tips
  • 1 tsp. Omaha Steaks All-Natural Seasoning
  • 16 slices Omaha Steaks Applewood Smoked Steak-Cut Bacon
  • 32 to othpicks
  • 4 oz. Maytag blue cheese
  • 2 T balsamic vinegar glaze reduced balsamic vinegar
  • 2 T minced chives


  • Preheat oven to 350°F. Place thawed bacon in single layer on a foil lined pan. Cook for 25 minutes.
  • Preheat a cast iron skillet on high.
  • Thaw and blot dry the Omaha Steaks Tenderloin Tips. Trim the pieces so they are about 1/2 oz. each and not as tall as a slice of bacon.
  • Season the Omaha Steaks Tenderloin Tips with the Omaha Steaks All-Natural Seasoning.
  • Add the oil to the cast iron skillet and heat briefly.
  • Add the seasoned tenderloin tips the skillet and cook for 1 minute while stirring (just long enough the sear the sides).
  • Quickly remove the tenderloin tips for the skillet and cool in fridge.
  • Cut cooked bacon slices in half and wrap seared tender tips with bacon and hold together with a toothpick.
  • Stand the wrapped Tenderloin Tips up on a sheet pan so that the bacon is on its side leaving some space in between.
  • Pack about 1 tsp of Maytag blue cheese in the center of the bacon. Cover pan with plastic film and refrigerate until service.
  • Preheat oven to 450 and heat the bacon-wrapped tender tips for 5-8 minutes or until cheese is melted.
  • Remove from oven and transfer to serving plate.
  • Drizzle with Balsamic Vinegar Glaze and sprinkle with minced chives before serving.


Calories: 200kcal | Protein: 15g | Cholesterol: 40mg | Sodium: 560mg

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