Make a memorable event with Sweet and Savory Caramelized Maple Bacon and Onion Appetizer Recipe.  A Two Bite Appetizer to wow the taste buds served on a toasted bagel chip or baguette.

12 Servings | Ready in 15 minutes |Appetizer

Sweet and Savory Appetizer made with Bacon and Sauteed Onions on a toasted Bagel Chip
Sweet and Savory Appetizer made with Bacon and Sauteed Onions on a toasted Bagel Chip

Sweet and Savory:

Combine Sweet Maple Bacon with a Sautéed Onion and Cream Cheese on a toasted Baguette or Bagel Chip and your tastebuds will be in overdrive in this two bite Appetizer Recipe.  

Small Bite Party Appetizers

Who doesn’t love to see a tray full of Party Appetizers to enjoy, am I right?  Bacon Onion Appetizers are a Small Bite Appetizers perfect for your next party or event.  We promise this combination will have you coming back for more.

Maple Bacon, Cooked Bacon with a Maple spread and caramelized
Toasted Bagel Bites with Cream Cheese for Bacon Onion Appetizer Recipe

What are Examples of Appetizers?

Appetizers are a fun small bite party food recipes for many events and range from sweet to savory. 

Usually served as finger food, but can often be served with small forks or with bread to dip into. 

Many popular Appetizers include Brie Bites, Artichoke Dip, Caramelized Mushroom and Onion Bites, French Onion Cups, Grilled Cheese Crostini and the list goes on and on.

Watch for a quick Tasty Bacon Onion Appetizer Video

What Appetizer Should I bring?

No one wants to arrive empty handed to an event.  But sometimes it’s hard to know what to make or what you are capable of making. 

Many Appetizer Recipes can seem complicated, so choose a recipe with few ingredients but still packs a punch in the flavor department like this recipe or even a Fruit Bruschetta

Both of these recipes and others on this site will wow your guests and make them think you slaved over them.

Saute Onions in Cast Iron Pan over Medium High Heat for Bacon Onion Appetizer Recipe Small Bite Party Foods

How Many Appetizers should I serve?

Of course this is vital information.  No one wants to be the host who doesn’t have enough food.

If your guest list has less than 45 people, you can plan on approximately 6 different appetizers. 

If hosting a smaller group of 14-16 people make sure to have 4 or 5 types of appetizers and for an even smaller group of 8-10 guests serve 3 types of appetizers.

Your Party will be a definite hit with these Small Bite Party Appetizers

Saute Onions in Cast Iron Pan over Medium High Heat for Bacon Onion Appetizer Recipe Small Bite Party Foods

Prepared to be Wow’d with an explosion of flavors when these Bacon Onion Appetizers hit your tastebuds. 

The Sweet and Savory is amazing. I honestly wanted to take a fork to the pan and just eat it up, or load it on a baked potato.  Seriously. 

Mmmmm, the filling for this Appetizer Recipe is incredibly delicious.

Maple Bacon Onion Small Bite Party Appetizer

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Quick Tips

Many Appetizers can be served in different ways.  This Bacon Onion Appetizer can be served on a Toasted Bagel Chip OR a Toasted sliced Baguette.  They are both delicious.  Give it a try!

Bacon Onion Appetizer Small Bite Party Food on Baguette
Maple Bacon Onion Appetizer Recipe
Bacon Onion Appetizer Party Food on Toasted Bagel Chip or Baguette
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Bacon Onion Appetizer Recipe

Sweet and Savory Maple Bacon and Onion Appetizer Served with a Cream Cheese Spread on a Toasted Bread
Prep Time5 mins
Cook Time10 mins
Additional Time5 mins
Total Time20 mins
Devour Dinner
Course: Appetizer Recipes
Cuisine: American
Servings: 12 Servings
Calories: 106kcal
Author: Devour Dinner


  • 1 Sweet Onion
  • 2 Tbs Butter
  • 6 Slices Cooked Bacon
  • 2 Tbs Maple Sugar
  • 1 Tbs Sugar
  • 4 oz Cream Cheese
  • Toasted Bagel Chips any Variety


  • Slice Onion. In a hot frying pan add butter and melt. Add Onions and Saute’ until tender.
  • Prepare Bacon by brushing with Maple Syrup.
  • Chop Bacon into small pieces and set aside
  • Toast Bagel Chips or French Baguette under Broiler for 2 minutes
  • Spread with Cream Cheese Spread
  • Add Sugar to Onions and Stir. Add Bacon Pieces to cooked Onions and stir.
  • Spoon 1-2 tsp filling onto toasted bread and serve warm


Make Bacon Onion Appetizers with either Bagel Chips or a sliced French Baguette.
Hint: Cook Bacon in the Oven. It keeps bacon from curling up and you will have a nice flat piece of bacon. See How to Bake Bacon.


Serving: 1g | Calories: 106kcal | Carbohydrates: 7g | Protein: 3g | Fat: 8g | Saturated Fat: 4g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 3g | Cholesterol: 20mg | Sodium: 150mg | Sugar: 4g
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