Smokehouse Bacon & Tomato Stuffed Chicken Breasts

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Photo Credit: Alex Roberts

It’s time to share one of our favorite recipes: Smokehouse Bacon & Tomato Stuffed Chicken Breasts!

This dish has all the best elements of a mouth-watering meal: stuffed chicken, savory spices, bacon, and BBQ sauce. Yum!

We could go on, but we’ll let this recipe speak for itself. Try it for yourself and see why it’s a Simply Savory favorite!

Smokehouse Bacon & Tomato Stuffed Chicken Breasts

Ingredients:

4 Chicken Breasts, boneless and skinless

1 (8 oz.) package Cream Cheese, softened

1 package Simply Savory Smokehouse Bacon & Tomato Dip Mix

8 – 12 slices of Bacon, thin sliced

1 cup Honey BBQ Sauce

Directions:

  1. Preheat the oven to 350°F.
  2. Butterfly the chicken breasts and place on a rimmed baking sheet lined with foil or parchment paper.
  3. Mix together cream cheese and Smokehouse Bacon & Tomato dip mix.
  4. Scoop 2 to 3 tablespoons of the cream cheese mixture into the inside of each chicken breast.
  5. Close the chicken breasts and press down the edges.
  6. Wrap each breast with 2 to 3 pieces of bacon.
  7. Top each chicken breast with the honey BBQ sauce.
  8. Bake for 30 – 45 minutes. The cooking time depends on the size of the chicken breasts. 
  9. During the last few minutes, turn the oven to the broil to help brown the bacon on top of the chicken.
  10. Remove from oven, turn over the chicken breasts, and spoon the pan drippings over them.
  11. Place back under the broiler to brown the bacon on the bottom of the chicken.

White Chocolate Raspberry Whoopie Pies

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Photo Credit: Josh James

Whoopie pies are delicious dessert sandwiches made with two cookies or small cakes and a fluffy, creamy filling. Though chocolate and vanilla is the most popular kind of whoopie pie, there are many flavor combinations, including pumpkin, gingerbread, and more.

This dessert was originally created by the Amish in Lancaster County, Pennsylvania, but it has migrated throughout the U.S. and, most significantly, into New England. Whoopie pies have become a popular comfort food in both New Hampshire and Maine — popular enough to be named Maine’s Official State Treat in 2010!

For a look at how whoopie pies are factory made, watch the video below:

Our whoopie pie recipe takes the traditional chocolate and vanilla whoopie pie and adds a Simply Savory White Chocolate Raspberry twist! To try, see our recipe:

White Chocolate Raspberry Whoopie Pies

Ingredients:

2 packages Chocolate Cake Mix

1 cup Oil

4 Eggs

Filling:

1 package (8 ounces) Cream Cheese, softened

1 tub Cool Whip, thawed

1 package Simply Savory White Chocolate Raspberry Dip Mix

Directions:

  1. In a large bowl, combine the cake mixes, oil and eggs until well blended.
  2. Roll into one inch balls.
  3. Place on a parchment lined baking sheet, two inches apart.  Do not flatten.
  4. Bake at 350°F for 8 to 10 minutes or until set.
  5. Cool for 5 minutes before removing to wire racks.  Cookies will flatten as they cool.
  6. In a large bowl, combine cream cheese, Cool Whip, and White Chocolate Raspberry mix.
  7. Spread the White Chocolate Raspberry mixture onto the flat side of half the cookies, then top each one with another cookie.
  8. Store finished cookies in the refrigerator.

Tuscan Garlic Pork Chops

Tuscan Garlic Pork Chops_Simply SavoryIf you’re looking for a fancy, tasty meal, we’ve got one for you. Simply use our recipe for delicious Tuscan Garlic Pork Chops and one of the sides included below and voila! Enjoy your meal!

Here are your side options, courtesy of Simmer and Boil:

Curried Potato Salad Everyone knows summer is the unofficial season of potato salad, but we’re kind of over the same old same old. Incorporating madras curry powder adds a kick of toastiness that just so happens to pair especially well with juicy chops.

Green Bean, Arugula, and Clementine Toss Borderline too easy to throw together and loaded up on bright fresh flavor, this simple salad-like side is a favorite for most any light animal protein, like chicken, pork, or fish. But it’s especially lovable next to pork because of  those sweet little clementines.

Creamed Corn with Bacon and Leeks OK, yes, pork chops plus a bacon-studded side dish may sound like a pork-on-pork overload. If you genuinely feel that way: A. I’m sorry, we’ll probably never be friends. B. Please think on it a little harder. And if you still feel strongly, no worries—leave the bacon out and use butter in place of the drippings. Sweet buttery corn teamed up with savory leek isn’t going to leave anyone wanting for flavor love.

Broccoli Rabe with Golden Raisins Here’s the deal: Plump and sweet golden raisins and savory meaty pork are meant to be together. Broccoli rabe is a fantastic vehicle for making sure that destiny is fulfilled. You only need 5 ingredients. Make it happen.

Cranberry Beans with Parsley Pesto Pork-and-beans is a thing for a reason—embrace it. Fresh cranberry beans are super creamy and delightful, but if you don’t have them on hand or have trouble tracking them down, you can swap them for pinto beans.

Tuscan Garlic Pork Chops

Ingredients:

8 Boneless Pork Chops (1/2 inch thick)

1 cup Plain Bread Crumbs

¼ tsp Salt

1 package Simply Savory Tuscan Garlic Dip Mix

Directions:

  1. Preheat oven to 425°F.
  2. Line a baking sheet that has a rim with foil.
  3. In a gallon-size ziploc bag, mix bread crumbs, salt, and Tuscan Garlic.
  4. Rinse pork chops in cold running water, letting the excess water drain off.
  5. Place pork chops, one at a time, in the bag with the bread crumb mixture.
  6. Seal the bag and shake to coat the pork chop.
  7. Place the pork chop on the baking sheet. Repeat with the remaining pork chops.
  8. Bake for 15 to 20 minutes or until the pork chop’s internal temperature reaches 160°F.

Chocolate Hazelnut Cheesecake Brownies

Chocolate Hazelnut Cheesecake Brownies_Simply Savory GourmetBrownies are one of those desserts that are perfect for every occasion. They can be as simple or as a fancy as you’d like and they’re a breeze to make.

Using a box of brownie mix for a chocolate fix is a quick and easy solution to your sweet-tooth craving. Mix in some nuts, chocolate mints, cookie dough, or any other equally yummy additions for a satisfying treat.

We like to use our Chocolate Hazelnut Cheesecake dip mix for a pan of brownies that will disappear faster than you want them to. Give it a try and let us know what you think!

Chocolate Hazelnut Cheesecake Brownies

Ingredients:

1 box Brownie Mix

Water, Oil, and Egg called for on brownie mix box

1 (8 oz.) package Cream Cheese, softened

1 Egg

1 package Simply Savory Chocolate Hazelnut Cheesecake

1/3 cup Semi-Sweet Chocolate Chips

Directions:

  1. Preheat oven to 350°F
  2. Spray a 9×9 inch pan with cooking spray.
  3. Prepare brownie mix according to directions on brownie mix box.
  4. Spread the brownie batter into the 9×9 inch pan.
  5. In a medium bowl, beat together cream cheese, egg, and Chocolate Hazelnut Cheesecake mix.
  6. Drop the cream cheese mixture by tablespoons evenly over the brownie batter.
  7. Cut through the brownie batter and cream cheese mixture with knife to make a marbled design.
  8. Sprinkle with chocolate chips, if desired.
  9. Bake for 30 to 35 minutes.