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High Plains Bison

High Plains Bison BBQ Bison Phyllo Bites

Bite-size bacon with a bigger-than-life barbeque taste. Don't be surprised if the serving plate is empty before it hits the table!
Prep Time40 mins
Cook Time12 hrs
Total Time12 hrs 40 mins
Servings: 30


  • 5 lb High Plains Bison brisket
  • cup beef broth
  • 1/4 cup Worcestershire sauce
  • 3 tbsp cider vinegar
  • 4 tsp chili powder
  • 1/4 tsp cayenne pepper
  • 3 cloves garlic, minced
  • 1/2 cup barbecue sauce
  • 30 baked miniature phyllo dough shells
  • 1/2 cup shredded cheddar cheese
  • sour cream
  • chopped fresh cilantro


  • Cut High Plains Bison brisket into 2-inch pieces. Place bison brisket pieces in a 4- to 5-quart slow cooker. Combine broth, Worcestershire sauce, vinegar, chili powder, cayenne pepper, and garlic in a medium bowl. Pour over bison pieces in slow cooker. Cover and cook on low for 12 hours. Remove bison brisket pieces from cooker and place in large bowl; discard cooking juices. Use two forks to shred bison pieces. Reserve 2 cups of the shredded bison brisket in the bowl. Package the remaining shredded bison brisket in 2-cup portions in airtight containers. Chill for up to 3 days or freeze for up to 3 months.*
  • Preheat oven to 375 degrees F. Arrange phyllo dough shells in a 15x10x1-inch baking pan. Stir barbecue sauce into the reserved 2 cups shredded bison in the bowl. Divide the shredded bison evenly among phyllo shells. Top evenly with shredded cheese.
  • Bake, uncovered, for 10 minutes or until heated through. Top with sour cream and cilantro.