Mini Bacon Guacamole Cups – Low Carb and Gluten-Free

Happy Birthday, Canada! 

Mini Bacon Guacamole Cups

Okay, now that we have that little bit of patriotism out of the way, here’s a little treat.  A fantastically delicious treat, made of two of my favourite foods ever.  Bacon, oh how I love you, my smoky salty crispy friend.  And guacamole, you creamy, dreamy combo of avocados, garlic, jalapenos and lime.  I’ve been thinking of putting these two together in some sort of appetizer for a while now.  And then the perfect opportunity arose, in the form of a guest post on none other than 365 Days of Bacon.  Yes, that is the name of the blog.  A blog that devotes every day to bacon, what’s not to love?

Mini Bacon Cups

Bacon Cups Under Construction

The blogger behind said blog is a little bit mysterious, being a touch internet-shy.  She did elucidate her real name, upon my request, but I won’t share it with you to respect her privacy.  Suffice it to say, she’s nice, funny, and I have few qualms about developing a recipe around bacon.  Are you kidding?  You don’t have to ask me twice.  You barely have to ask me once, because the minute the word bacon is out of your mouth, I am shouting YES!

Mini Bacon Guacamole Cups

These are the perfect little hand-held bacon appetizer.  The bacon cups shrink a bit as they cook and the bottoms may have a few gaps.  But that’s okay, as long as you make your guacamole nice and thick, it stays in there perfectly.  Who needs high carb tortilla chips when you have mini bacon cups?

Please head on over to 365 Days of Bacon and check out the recipe.  I assure you, you won’t regret it.

Serves 4 (3 cups each).  Each serving has 5.3 g of carbs and 3.8 g of fiber.  Total NET CARBS = 1.5 g.

Mini Bacon Guacamole Cups

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  1. Adore these bacon cups, Carolyn! (Cute photo of them “under construction”. Love. It.) These fabulous little appetizers just made it onto my low carb 4th of July menu! Thanks so much for sharing! And, best wishes for a safe and happy 4th of July (Happy Birthday to Canada, too) with the fam! xo

  2. Awesome!! I could seriously eat all of these, and only 1.5 grms of carbs so could my daughter! Winner :)

  3. omg Bacon CUPS?! You are my best friend.

  4. These are too cute… Saved this for later!!!

  5. Oh, bacon… I want this. Gotta have it. Thanks for sharing this.

  6. Reblogged this at mine from 365, but had to come see the original. WONDROUS!

  7. I heard bacon and guac and came right over. You know the way to my heart.

  8. I’m loving the cups!! While I have to admit I’m not really much of a bacon fan, my family makes up for that with their bacon love. I’m guessing the saltiness of the bacon combined with the guac is fabulous!! And the presentation goes without saying. Awesome!
    Only 12 hours behind, I added them to my avocado post, hope you don’t mind!!

  9. Bacon cups?? You are genius! :)

  10. These are fantastic. My husband would love them. Next type I have a gathering I will make these. Pinning to be used in the near future :-)

  11. what else could you put in the bacon cups? i am not a fan of Guac.. i mean i know there are definately lots of yummy things out there..just trying to get a good combo going. and did you know there is someone out there actually selling a “Bacon” cup maker on the infomercials? lol.. im thinkin.. why buy that when you have cup cake pans!! weeeheee!! i like little ones tho!!!

  12. Wow Thanks for a great recipe, Love this idea

  13. These are really one of the BEST low carb snacks I’ve found…thank you! :)

  14. These are just the cutest and most delicious things of beauty. Just to let you know, I have added them to my Top 30 Best Low Carb Snacks. They so deserve to be there.


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