Germ Dough Biscuits filled with Bacon and Cheese

If you’re looking for a savoury pastry filled with delicious bacon and cheese, this recipe is for you. The yeast dough is filled with a crispy filling of spicy bacon and cheese. The perfect snack for in-between meals, for a sociable evening with a glass of wine or ideal as an addition to a hearty breakfast. You can’t go wrong with this recipe. Family and friends are always delighted with it.

It’s no secret that bacon and cheese are two of the most popular ingredients in the kitchen. But why do they go so well together? The answer lies in the perfect combination of salty, smoky bacon and the creamy, tangy taste of cheese. The salty taste of the bacon complements the flavours of the cheese, creating a perfect balance in the mouth. Whether it’s a simple cheddar or an intense Gouda or Emmental, cheese and bacon are simply inseparable. Together, they add a hearty touch to any dish and make for a satisfying taste experience that keeps us coming back for more. Try it out and see for yourself the delicious combination of bacon and cheese!

Preparation time: 40 minutes
Baking time: 35 minutes




For the yeast dough:

650 g wheat flour

250 ml lukewarm water

1 tbsp rum

½ tsp salt

50 g honey

30 g yeast

1 egg

melted butter

1 egg to coat the pastry

Sesame seed


For the filling:

300 g bacon

250 g cheese, grated

2 cups crème fraîche

1 tsp salt

½ tsp pepper




  1. Mix the honey, salt, yeast and rum with the lukewarm water using a spoon.
  2. Add the egg and stir in.
  3. Stir in the flour.
  4. Add the melted butter and mix to a smooth dough.
  5. Leave to rise in the oven at 40-50°C for about 20 minutes. Put a cooking spoon in the oven door to keep the air circulating.
  6. Take the dough out of the oven, knead it well and leave it in the oven for another 10 minutes.
  7. Mix the ingredients for the filling.
  8. Remove the dough from the oven. Form a long roll with half the dough, cut off pieces of equal width so that the dough pieces are roughly the same size.
  9. Roll out the small pieces with your rolling pin, fill with about 1 tsp of filling and form a ball.
  10. Place the balls on a baking tray lined with baking paper.
  11. Brush the balls with beaten egg and sprinkle with sesame seeds.
  12. Bake for about 25 to 30 minutes at 175°C with top and bottom heat until golden brown.