Foods Made Better with Bacon
Your dreams have come true – candy that’s made with sweetened peanut butter and bacon and then dipped in chocolate.
Maple Bacon Cupcakes
With a crisp bacon strip resting on top of the golden maple frosting, this cupcake is one of the most popular at the Dreamcakes Bakery in Birmingham. It’s like the flavor you get when bacon mingles with syrup while eating pancakes.
Bacon-Peanut Popcorn Balls
Take movie night to the next level with these delectable snack-size treats. Best of all, they're only 110 calories per serving!
This adult twist on a childhood favorite will have you reminiscing about nights spent by the campfire with family and friends.
Welcome to the Southerner’s perfect cocktail: bacon-flavored bourbon. All you need is a bottle of your favorite bourbon and some warm bacon grease.
Berry-Bacon Waffle Minis
Breakfast may never be the same again! This concoction of berries, bacon and waffles will have everyone at the table asking for more.
Banana-Bacon Sandwich Snack
In the ultimate combination of savory and sweet, this sandwich snack combines banana and bacon for an unbeatable mid-day treat.
Bacon Pimiento Cheese
Make this Southern-style cheese spread even better by stirring in chopped cooked bacon.
While cheddar and bacon may be a traditional pairing, this dip is far from boring. And at only 124 calories per serving, you can enjoy every delicious bite without ruining your healthy eating habits.
Microwave Bacon Brittle
Making brittle doesn't get much easier than this! Forget the stovetop and candy thermometer, this microwave masterpiece is ready in under an hour.
Egg Salad Sandwiches with Bacon and Sriracha
Two hot ingredients--bacon and Sriracha--update traditional egg salad in these hearty sandwiches.
Filled with garlic, cream cheese, and bacon, these stuffed jalapeños are a must-serve appetizer at your next party. Take our word for it.
In this 5-ingredient recipe, the classic sandwich gets an update that makes it fit for the dinner table. The "lettuce" in this BLT is actually tender baby spinach.
Popcorn becomes an even more popular snack when you flavor it with crumbled bacon and Parmesan cheese.
Bacon and Ricotta-Stuffed Mushrooms
Kids may squirm at the sight of mushrooms, but these stuffed, bite-size starters are sure to please mature palates around the room.
Top sweet figs with goat cheese and a pecan half, wrap in bacon and bake until the bacon is crispy. It’s a simple and sophisticated 5-ingredient appetizer that’s perfect for entertaining.
Maple-Bacon Chewy Bars
Maple syrup and chopped applewood-smoked bacon slices are stirred into melted marshmallows for an amazingly tasty dessert treat of Maple-Bacon Chewy Crispy Bars.
Warm Bacon Vinaigrette
Use bacon fat to add smoky flavor to sautéed vegetables, soups, and croutons. Or use it to make a vinaigrette, like this one.
This fun, bacon-y twist on nigiri sushi makes a great party snack. Don’t forget the Sriracha.
Sweet, savory, and salty: what more could you ask for? Fresh pears find new life when topped with center-cut bacon and a little balsamic glaze.
Pear, Blue Cheese, and Bacon Focaccia-Style Pizza
Homemade focaccia is the base for this bacon-laden pizza. Juicy pears, tangy blue cheese, and peppery arugula complement the bacon's salty bite.
Bacon Maple Waffles
Bacon and maple are a natural match—maybe why many people dip bacon into their pancake syrup. In this recipe, crumbled bacon is cooked into maple-sweetened waffles, so every bite contains that classic pairing.
For the ultimate Southern-style warm dip, combine chopped greens, corn, and bacon and serve with pork skins, sweet potato chips and hot sauce.
Dates with Bacon
Wrap big, soft, luscious Medjool dates in bacon, then fry until crisp for a super-easy, 2-ingredient appetizer.
Bacon Phyllo Cups
Perfect for a night of entertaining friends, these phyllo cups are overflowing with delicious melted Brie, crumbled bacon, and sweet apricot jam.
Bacon, Cheddar, and Chive Scones
Let your scones take a savory turn by adding chopped bacon, cheese and chives.
Oysters with Bacon Mignonette
Enjoy fresh seafood from the comforts of your own home. These oysters are bursting with rich, savory flavors from the fresh, easy-to-make bacon mignonette.
Serve these savory bacon-and cream cheese mini cupcakes as appetizers at your next cocktail party.