Caramelized Onion Bacon Tarts

Prep Time 50 minutes
Cook Time 20 minutes
Total Time 1 hour 10 minutes
Servings 15 pieces
Author Dana at


  • 1 yellow onion julienne
  • pinch of salt
  • 2 cracks black pepper
  • 4 slices bacon diced 1/2 inch
  • 1 teaspoon fresh flat leaf parsley chopped fine
  • 1/2 teaspoon fresh thyme chopped fine
  • 2 sheets puff pastry from the freezer section
  • 1 egg
  • 1 teaspoon water
  • parmiggiano reggiano cheese


  • Cook the bacon first in a medium sized saute pan over medium heat until crispy. Let drain on a paper towel, reserving bacon fat in pan.
  • Place onions into bacon fat, season with salt and pepper, cook on medium low heat until soft and a deep brown color, stirring often. About 45-50 minutes. Set aside.
  • Preheat oven to 450 degrees. Take out puff pastry and handle per the instructions on the back of the packaging. Cut out circles with a cookie cutter in 15 pieces. Place on a sheet tray lined with parchment paper. Make sure they are not touching.
  • Whisk egg with the water and brush the top of the pastry rounds. Top evenly with the caramelized onions and bacon. Evenly sprinkle with the herbs, and top with 1/2 teaspoons grated cheese on each.
  • Bake with 16 -20 minutes until golden brown. Serve and enjoy!