Pastry Bacon Wraps

Pastry Bacon Wraps

These are something of a favourite that many choose when going to a particular bakery chain. Little do you know that these are so easy make at home! So here is a twist on that recipe, that is much tastier than shop brought ones – why? Because you have the satisfaction of making them yourself…

The Baking Life - Pastry Bacon Wraps

Pastry Bacon Wraps

BKC Mike
A twist on that favourite many choose when going to a particular bakery chain, that is much tastier than shop brought ones.
Prep Time 8 minutes
Cook Time 25 minutes
Course Savoury
Servings 6


  • 320 g Ready-rolled Puff Pastry
  • 12 slices Streaky Bacon
  • 6 tsp Pesto
  • 1 medium Egg (to glaze)
  • 100 g Grated Cheese (mozzarella, monterey jack, gruyere or gouda, are all good choices for this recipe)


  • Preheat oven 180°C.
  • Line a baking tray with baking paper.
  • Roll out your puff pastry and cut into 6 squares.
  • Put a teaspoon of pesto on to the middle of each square and, using the back of your spoon, spread diagonally (top right corner to bottom left) on each square.
  • Lay 2 slices of bacon on each square, on top of the pesto.
  • Now, sprinkle each square with the cheese, on top of the bacon.
  • In a small bowl whisk your egg, this will be used as our glaze.
  • Fold the edges without pesto over the top of the filling and seal the top edge with some beaten egg.
  • Move the wraps to your prepared baking tray and, using a pastry brush, glaze each of the pastries.
  • Bake on a high shelf in the oven for 20-25 minutes, or until the pastry is golden.
  • Remove from the oven and leave to cool for 2 minutes in the tin, before transferring the tarts to a wire rack to cool.


Tip: If you want to add some more flavour to the ingredients, you could always some sundried tomato to the filling and give it that extra ‘bite’.
Keyword bacon, cheese, pesto, puff pastry, savoury

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